1 lemon (plus half a lemon)
4 teaspoons olive oil (plus extra for oiling pan)
1 tablespoon pitted black olives (sliced)
2 tablespoons capers (small)
1/2 Knorr Fish Stock Cubes
4 sardines (scaled, gutted and heads cut off)
Parsley sprigs (for garnish)


1. Segment a lemon
2. Cut peel and pith off all sides, revealing the flesh
3. Cut along each segment within the white membrane
4. Cut out each segment of lemon flesh
5. Cut lemon segments into pieces
6. Mix with half teaspoon of olive oil to soften lemon and mellow flavour set aside
7. Mix capers with quarter teaspoon of olive oil and set aside
8. Mix olives with quarter teaspoon of olive oil and set aside
9. The reason I do this to mellow the flavour of the olives and the capers
10. Make a paste by crumbling stock Cube in 1 teaspoon olive oil until dissolved
11. Pat sardines dry inside and out with kitchen paper
12. Season sardines by rubbing paste inside and outside the sardines
13. Heat a griddle pan until very hot
14. Pour a little olive oil in hot pan and wipe out so the sardines don’t stick 
15. Add sardines to the red-hot griddle pan and cook for 2 minutes, turn very carefully and cook for 2 more minutes or until cooked through
16. Spoon a teaspoon of olive oil over sardines in the pan and squeeze over lemon juice from the lemon half
17. Transfer sardines to a serving plate, sprinkle over capers and top with lemon segments and sliced olives
18. Decorate with the parsley sprigs and serve at once


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