- 16 sardines
- oil, to coat
- sea salt
- wedges of lemon
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 for making Chargrilled Sardines with Lemon and Sea Salt
This works just as well with Cornish pilchards. All these oily fish give you a heart-healthy portion of omega-3 fatty acids