Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 10 mins

This is from the FoodNetwork Paula Deen show.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • olive oil
  • 6 whole fresh sardines
  • salt and black pepper


  1. Heat the oil in a shallow pan.
  2. Season the sardines with salt and pepper.
  3. Then, dredge them in the flour, shaking off the excess and place them in the hot oil to fry.
  4. Turn the sardines over with tongs and fry on the other side.
  5. Drain on paper towels.
  6. Garnish with chopped parsley and serve immediately with lemon wedges.


Most Helpful

Tried these last night and they were delicious. Thanks for sharing.

Erica @ April 05, 2011

Super quick, simple and tasty. No need to do more with very fresh fish. My husband loved them. Cooks really quickly, watch them carefully.

Kasha July 01, 2007

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