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Herby Sardines

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Course: Main course


  • 16 Sardines, cleaned
  • 1 lemon
  • 1 bunch fresh oregano
  • 1 bunch fresh parsley
  • 4 garlic cloves
  • 6 tbsp soya oil
  • 1/2 tsp coarsely ground black pepper
  • French bread, to serve


- Scale the sardines under cold runnign water with a scaling knife or your fingers, from tail to head. Pat dry with kitchen paper. - Grate the lemon rind. Cut the lemon into thin slices and then cut the slices in half. - Finely chop the fresh oregano and parsley. Finely chop the garlic. Stir together the lemon peel, herbs, garlic, oil and pepper. - Brush the sardines inside and outside with the oil mixture and stuff the fish with the lemon slices. Grill on the barbeque for 5-8 minutes on each side, brushing occasionally with the remaining oil mixture. Serve with French bread

Entered by: Chris Entered: 01/09/2008

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