Chargrilled Sardines with Lemon and Sea Salt Recipe

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serves:

4

Skill:

easy

Total Time:

00:19

Prep:

00:15

Cooking:

00:04

Nutrition per portion

RDA
Calories 264 kCal 13%
Fat 20g 29%
  -  Saturates 4g 20%

Ingredients

  • 16 sardines
  • oil, to coat
  • sea salt
  • wedges of lemon

Method

  • Wash and gut the sardines. If you’re not squeamish, it’s as easy to do with your fingers as it is with a knife, as the flesh is so soft. Dry the fish, then toss them in olive oil.

  • Put them onto an oiled fish grill, scatter with salt, then grill for 1 or 2 minutes on each side. Serve with wedges of lemon.

Top Tip

This works just as well with Cornish pilchards. All these oily fish give you a heart-healthy portion of omega-3 fatty acids

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