Sardine fritte – Fried sardines

Difficulty: Easy
Time: 3 hours 45 minutes


400 grams of sardines;
Vernaccia (white wine);
One h of grated pecorino;
One h of bread crumb;
Two eggs;
oil to fry

How to make Sardine fritte – Fried sardines

Clean the sardines to eliminate the head and the interiors, open them in half, put them in a dish, salt them one to one, and cover them with the Vernaccia.
Leave to marinate for 3 hours.
Mince the parsley and amalgamate it with the cheese.
Beat two eggs with the salt.
Remove one sardine at a time, make it drip, mix it in the cheese and the beaten egg, then in the bread crumb and fry it in the warm oil.

Regional Recipe from Sardinia

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