- 4-6 sardines, depending on size
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- 1 tbsp olive oil
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- 2 garlic cloves, crushed
- 1 thick slice bread, blitzed into crumbs
- 1 tsp paprika
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- handful flat-leaf parsley, chopped
- lemon or lime wedges, to serve
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Heat grill or light the barbecue. Season the sardines inside and out, then grill or barbecue for 5 mins until cooked through.
Meanwhile, heat the oil in a frying pan. Fry the garlic for 1 min, add the crumbs and paprika, then fry over a fairly high heat, stirring until the crumbs are crisp. Stir in the chopped parsley. Serve the sardines scattered with the crumbs and lemon or lime wedges. Great with a fresh salad, or Italian spinach.