By Paula Costa − On Tuesday, September 28, 2021, 10 Months ago in Seafood Recipes
5 out of 5 with 3 ratings
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Paula's Portuguese Petinga Frita Recipe

This delicious petinga frita (small fried sardines) recipe is easy to make, serve with a side of tomato rice.
Preparation time 10 min
Cooking Time 15 min
Ready In 25 min
Level of DifficultyVery Easy
Servings4
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This delicious petinga frita (small fried sardines) recipe is easy to make, serve with a side of tomato rice.
Ingredients
2 lbs of petingas (small sardines)Salt (to taste)2 lemons, juice onlyAll purpose flourFrying oil
2 lbs of petingas (small sardines)Salt (to taste)2 lemons, juice onlyAll purpose flourFrying oil
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Directions

Wash the small sardines and season them with salt and lemon juice.
Place enough flour on a plate to coat all the sardines.
Shake any excess salt from the sardines, pass them through the flour and fry them in hot oil.
Drain them on a sheet of absorbent paper and then serve them accompanied with tomato rice.
You can drizzle a little more lemon juice over the sardines when serving.

Recipe Credit: Paula Costa
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Comments
Lynette Gillespie
Lynette Gillespie
Sounds delicious
4 Months ago, Wednesday, March 9, 2022
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Duarte
Duarte
Try putting some crushed red pepper before the flour.
10 Months ago, Wednesday, September 29, 2021
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