Sarde Allinguate - Sicilian sardines marinated in vinegar and fried until golden and crisp.
– 2 lbs. sardines
cleaned and butterflied (heads and backbones removed, but keep the tail)
Red or White Wine Vinegar
Salt to taste
Vegatable Oil for shallow frying
Place the cleaned sardines in a bowl and cover them with vinegar. Add salt to taste.
Marinate them for 1 or 2 hours.
Drain them and coat them with flour.
Shallow fry them in hot vegetable oil until golden brown on both sides.