CRISPY FRIED PILCHARDS WITH SALAD

  • 30
  • 4
  • 6

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INGREDIENTS

  • 400g can Lucky Star Pilchards in Tomato
  • ½ cup cake flour
  • Salt and ground black pepper
  • 1 egg
  • Oil for frying
  • Mixed lettuce leaves
  • 4 tomatoes, sliced into quarters

METHOD

  1. Drain the pilchards; keep the sauce. Season the flour with salt and pepper in a shallow dish.
  2. Lightly beat the egg in another shallow dish. Dip each pilchard into beaten egg, then coat with seasoned flour.
  3. Shallow fry quickly in hot oil until crisp and golden brown, then drain on kitchen paper.
  4. Arrange the lettuce leaves and tomato on a large plate, or on individual plates.
  5. Arrange the pilchards alongside the salad and drizzle with a little of the sauce from the can of pilchards.

To Make The Salad Dressing

  • Whisk together all the ingredients in a small jug with a fork. Pour the dressing over the salad, or offer separately.

NOTES

Crispy Fried Pilchards are also delicious with chips or mashed potato.

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