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Barbecued sardines

Barbecued sardines

It might be a while since you last ate a sardine, but once you've tried these, you won't forget them again

Serves: 4 as a starter


150 Kilocalories
12g Protein
11g Fat
0g Carbohydrate
1g Fibre

What you need:

  • 8 x 30g (1oz) sardines, cleaned
  • 2 x 15ml spoon (2 tablespoons) fresh chopped parsley
  • juice and rind of 1 lemon
  • 2 x 15ml spoon (2 tablespoons) olive oil
  • salt and black pepper
  • thyme and rosemary sprigs, to garnish

What you do:

  1. Preheat the barbecue
  2. Lay the fish in a shallow dish.
  3. Mix together the parsley, lemon rind and juice, olive oil and seasoning.
  4. Pour the mixture over the fish and coat well.
  5. Arrange thyme and rosemary sprigs over the barbecue grid and lay the fish on top.
  6. Cook for 3-4 minutes on each side, brushing fish occasionally with any remaining lemon and herb mixture.
  7. Serve hot with a salad and crusty bread.

Useful tip:

Cook under a hot grill omitting the sprigs of fresh herbs.

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