Cornish sardines with a Sicilian twist recipe

  • Serves 4
  • 5 mins to prepare and 15 mins to cook
  • 271 calories / serving
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Preheat the oven to gas 6, 200°C, fan180°C.

Mix together the breadcrumbs, currants, pine nuts, orange zest and juice, and parsley.

Place the fish into an ovenproof dish and spoon the filling loosely into the cavities of the fish. Drizzle over the oil, season and bake for 10-12 minutes until the fish is cooked through.

Serve with a tomato and onion salad and lemon wedges for squeezing.

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  • Ingredients

  • 15g (½oz) fresh breadcrumbs, lightly toasted
  • 40g (1½oz) currants
  • 40g (1½oz) toasted pine nuts
  • zest and juice of 1 orange
  • 20g (¾oz) pack parsley, roughly chopped
  • 8 sardines, heads removed, and gutted
  • 1tbsp olive oil
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  • Energy 1130kj 271kcal 14%
  • Fat 17g 24%
  • Saturates 3g 15%
  • Sugars 9g 10%
  • Salt 0.3g 5%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 11.7g Protein 17.8g Fibre 1g


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