Spicy sardines with lemon and parsley recipe

  • Serves 4
  • 7 mins to prepare and 8 mins to cook
  • 457 calories / serving
  • Freezable
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Light the barbecue and let the coals burn until they are grey (alternatively, preheat a large griddle pan until smoking). Mix the harissa paste, chopped garlic, lemon zest, half the lemon juice, olive oil, salt and freshly ground black pepper. Score the skin of the sardines with a sharp knife and spread over the harissa mix.

Cook the sardines for 3-4 minutes each side, until golden brown and cooked through. Serve with another squeeze of lemon and some parsley.

As seen in Real Food magazine

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  • Ingredients

  • 2tbsp harissa
  • 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 1 lemon, zested and juiced
  • 2tbsp olive oil
  • 8-12 sardines (depending on size available), gutted and cleaned
  • small handful fresh flat-leaf parsley, chopped
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  • Energy 1910kj 457kcal 23%
  • Fat 28g 40%
  • Saturates 7g 37%
  • Sugars 1g 1%
  • Salt 1g 17%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 1.8g Protein 49.8g Fibre 0.2g


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