See how to make a sardine salad recipe that's delicious AND healthy. These easy fried sardines make a perfect meal. One of the best sardine recipes out there!
Place the sardines in a medium bowl with their juices and squeeze the lemon over them. Allow to marinate for 30 minutes.
Bring a large pot of water to a boil and dice the sweet potatoes into bit size pieces. Place in boiling water and cook 7-10 minutes or until tender but not mushy. Drain and set aside.
For the dressing, whisk together the mustard, vinegar, lemon juice, and hot sauce. Stream in the olive oil while whisking to incorporate. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
Mix together the tapioca starch and spices. Heat the coconut oil over medium-high heat and remove sardines from marinade, dredge the sardines in the tapioca. Pan fry 3 minutes per side until nicely browned and crisp.
Toss the water cress, arugula, parsley, and sweet potatoes with the dressing. Top with sardines and serve.
Serving Size: 1/4 entire recipe