Learn how to make a delicious, protein rich and budget friendly meal with fried sardines. Canned sardines never tasted so good!

Yes. Sardines host a variety of health benefits including but not limited to, being rich in omega-3 fatty acids which are essential healthy fats that help prevent heart disease and improve cardiovascular health. They are a great source of protein!

Are canned sardines healthy?

– Canned sardines – Whole wheat flour – Water – Garlic powder – Red chili flakes – Oregano – Salt – Egg

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Combine ¼ cup of whole wheat flour with all spices into a shallow bowl.

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In another bowl, whisk together egg, water and ¼ cup whole wheat flour.

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Carefully dip one sardine at a time into wet mixture. Use a fork to assist with this. Remove sardine from wet mixture and add to bowl of flour and spices. Coat each side with flour.

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Place a large pan on your stovetop and set to low heat. Once pan is hot, pour in olive oil from both cans of sardines. Let oil heat up.

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Once oil starts to simmer, carefully add in your battered sardines. Flip over after 4-5 minutes or until golden brown. Remove sardines from oil and place on a dish lined with paper towels to soak up any excess oil.

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– Serve over a bed of greens like this arugula and spinach mix – Serve over pasta – Toast with tomato – Make into fish tacos – Sardine sandwich – and more!

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