Ingredients

3 tablespoons olive oil, plus extra for frying
4 tomatoes, diced
1 red onion, thinly sliced
2 garlic cloves, crushed
50g pitted black olives, roughly chopped
1/4 bunch flat-leaf (Italian) parsley, roughly chopped
1 tablespoon white wine vinegar
1/2 lemon, halved
1/4 loaf sourdough bread
100g rocket
2 tablespoons plain (all-purpose) flour
12 whole sardines, cleaned
Sea salt and cracked black pepper, to season

 Instructions 

1. Heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil in a fry pan over medium heat
2. Add tomatoes, onion, garlic, olives, parsley and white wine vinegar and stir
3. Squeeze 1 lemon quarter in pan cook until tomatoes are soft, broken down
4. Remove from heat and set aside
5. Place sourdough bread on a cutting board carefully slice off flat side crust
6. Remove bread inside until the sourdough is hollowed out
7. Tear bread into bite-sized chunks and place in a large mixing bowl
8. Drizzle olive oil and a sprinkle of sea salt over bread and toss well
9. Heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil in a fry pan over medium heat
10. When hot, add bread cook both sides until golden brown, drain on paper towel
11. Place rocket in a bowl drizzle with olive oil, season with sea salt and some cracked black pepper
12. Place flour in a bowl toss sardines in the flour, ensuring they are coated. Heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil in a fry pan over medium heat
13. When hot, add sardines and cook both sides until golden
14. To serve, place a little rocket on each plate, add three sardines and bread. Spoon over tomato mixture, finishing with a squeeze of remaining lemon quarter

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