Sardine fritters

If you're looking to try something a little different, then give these fritters a go. They're made with good old-fashioned cans of sardines in oil and will on the table in 10 minutes flat! Also great as finger food at a party.

  • 5 mins preparation
  • 5 mins cooking
  • Makes 12 Item
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Sardine fritters
  • 2 x 110g cans sardines in oil, drained, chopped
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1/2 cup (35g) fresh breadcrumbs
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped parsley
  • 2 tablespoon grated mozzarella
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • rice bran oil, to deep-fry
  • lemon wedges, to serve


Sardine fritters
  • 1
    Combine sardines, egg, breadcrumbs, parsley, mozzarella and garlic in a large bowl and season to taste.
  • 2
    Heat oil in a large saucepan, until a cube of bread sizzles on contact. Cook tablespoons of sardine mixture, in batches, for 1 minute each side or until crisp and golden. Drain on paper towel.
  • 3
    Serve fritters with lemon wedges.