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Fried Sage

This is such an easy and delicous recipe. It tastes great along with poultry.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: French
Keyword: sage, seasoning, herb, herbs, accompaniment, edible garnish
Servings: 4
Calories: 62kcal
Author: Jean LaMantia
Cost: $5


  • fry pan


  • 1 bunch fresh sage leaves if you are picking from your garden, check for bugs and spiders and clean under running water
  • 1-2 tbsp high oleic sunflower or safflower oil or organic canola oil or other neutral flavoured oil


  • Clean and pat dry the sage leaves
    Clean sage leaves
  • Add the oil to a fry pan on med-low, heat for 1-2 minutes then drop sage leaves into hot oils. Try to separate the leaves and be careful not to get burned by the splattering oil. Too much water on the leaves with cause more splatter so be careful to pat them dry with paper towel
  • Fry until crispy on the edges. Place crispy fried sage on paper towel. Continue to add leaves to your pan without overlapping until your bunch is done.
  • Serve as an edible garnish or side to poultry dishes or other hearty meals



sage leaves
sage leaves fresh from the garden