Ingredients

8 fresh sardines scaled, gutted and headed
8 slices of lemon cut in half
250g of couscous semolina
1 ½ teaspoons ground coriander seeds
1 teaspoon turmeric
1 pinch of cayenne pepper powder
Salt and pepper
1 tablespoon of olive oil
1 can of 410g chickpeas, drained and rinsed
4 chopped spring onions
2 large peppers (1 red and 1 yellow) seeded and diced
1 grated zucchini
140g spinach shoots
A few leaves of flat parsley to garnish
Marinade
Grated zest of 1 large lemon
1 teaspoon Garlic flavoured olive oil
1 small fresh pepper (green or red) seeded and finely chopped
1 chopped shallot
6 grains of black pepper, slightly crushed
1 bay leaf

 

 Instructions 

Prepare the marinade
1. In a bowl combine zest and lemon juice, emulsify with oil, incorporate the rest of the ingredients
2. Preheat grill to high heat. Sponge the sardines with absorbent paper. Place foil onto grill and up the edges a little to avoid overflowing
3. Brush with a little marinade and Place on sardines, brush with marinade and grill 2 minutes
4. Turn and brush again with the marinade. Continue cooking 2 to 3 minutes skin should be lightly toasted
5. Place sardines in a dish side by side. Sprinkle with remaining marinade, turn over several times to coat well without breaking
6. Slide 2 half slices of lemon into each sardine allow to cool. Cover and refrigerate 30 minutes
7. Place semolina in a salad bowl with coriander, turmeric, cayenne, salt and olive oil, sprinkle with 60 ml of boiling water mix and let cool
8. A quarter of an hour before serving, remove the sardines from the refrigerator and stir semolina with a fork to separate its grains
9. Add chickpeas, spring onion, zucchini and peppers, mix and adjust the seasoning
10. Wash and spin the spinach shoots. Spread serving plates with Spinach shoots, couscous salad and sardines
11. Decorate with parsley

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