- 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.
- Serve immediately.