Ingredients

1 lemon, zested and juiced, plus extra 2 lemons, halved
1 red chilli, deseeded and finely chopped
1 garlic clove, crushed
2 tablespoons olive oil
8 x 100g sardines, gutted
Few drops Tabasco
Mixed salad, to serve

 Instructions 

1. In small bowl mix together zest and 2 teaspoons juice, chilli, garlic and oil
2. Season with salt and freshly ground black pepper
3. Cut small slits on one side of each sardine
4. Rub lemon oil mixture over rubbing well into the slits and body cavity
5. Cook sardines on preheated barbecue or a medium-high heat griddle pan
6. Cook 3 minutes per side until cooked through, flakes easily from the bone
7. Add lemon halves cut-side-down next for final 3 minutes of cooking time
8. Serve with a few drops of Tabasco, grilled lemon halves and mixed salad
Tip
1. Insert a sharp knife into the base of each fish approximately 2cm from the tail
2. Run the knife along the base finishing at the head
3. Open-out a little, then starting at the head end
4. Run your thumb along the inside to remove the guts
5. Rinse cavity under cold running water to clean thoroughly
6. If there are any scales on the fish remove by running a blunt knife over the skin then rinse under running water

 

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