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Sarde Allinguate

Sarde Allinguate

Sarde Allinguate - Sicilian sardines marinated in vinegar and fried until golden and crisp.

Course Main
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 2 hours 30 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 2 hours 40 minutes
Servings 4
Author Manuela Zangara


  • 1 kg – 2 lbs. sardines cleaned and butterflied (heads and backbones removed, but keep the tail)
  • Red or White Wine Vinegar
  • Flour
  • Salt to taste
  • Vegatable Oil for shallow frying


  1. Place the cleaned sardines in a bowl and cover them with vinegar. Add salt to taste.
  2. Marinate them for 1 or 2 hours.
  3. Drain them and coat them with flour.
  4. Shallow fry them in hot vegetable oil until golden brown on both sides.
  5. Serve immediately.