Deep Fried Sardines
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Serves: 8
  • 7-8 fresh sardines or Indian mackerel (cleaned and gutted)
  • 1 tbsp dry grinded pepper, Cameroon pepper or chili flakes
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • ½ tsp black pepper(optional)
  • ⅓cup of all purpose flour
  • ⅓ cup of corn meal(optional)
  • oil for frying
  • salt to taste
  1. wash and pat fish dry
  2. season with salt and pepper and set aside
  3. Mix flour, corn meal, salt and garlic powder; then set aside
  4. Dredge the fish in the flour mixture, shake off the excess flour; then let it rest for about 10minutes while the oil heats up. Fry until golden brown and crispy. You may cook in a 350 degree oven or grill
Recipe by Nigerian Lazy Chef at