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Grilled Sardines

INGREDIENTS

  • extra-virgin olive oil 2 tbsp, plus extra to serve

  • garlic 3 cloves, sliced

  • smoked sweet paprika 1 tbsp, plus extra to serve

  • lemon ½, zested and wedged to serve

  • rosemary 4 sprigs, leaves stripped and bruised

  • red chilli 1, deseeded and finely chopped

  • sardines 8, gutted

METHOD

STEP 1

  • Put all of the ingredients, except the sardines, into a bowl and mix together with some seasoning. Pour into a baking dish, add the sardines and toss really well. Cover and chill for a few hours.

STEP 2

  • Heat a BBQ until hot. Cook the sardines for 4-5 minutes on each side or until really caramelised and charred. Put onto a serving plate, drizzle with oil, sprinkle with a little more paprika and squeeze over the lemon wedges.