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Sardines with crisp paprika crumbs

Sardines with crisp paprika crumbs

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • Cook:
  • Easy
  • Serves 2

These sardines are perfect for a light summery meal with friends

Nutrition: per serving
HighlightNutrientUnit
kcal349
fat19g
saturates4g
carbs13g
sugars2g
fibre1g
protein32g
low insalt0.69g
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Ingredients

  • 4-6 sardines , depending on size
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves , crushed
  • 1 thick slice bread , blitzed into crumbs
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • handful flat-leaf parsley , chopped
  • lemon or lime wedges, to serve

Method

  • STEP 1

    Heat grill or light the barbecue. Season the sardines inside and out, then grill or barbecue for 5 mins until cooked through.

  • STEP 2

    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.

Goes well with

Recipe from Good Food magazine, August 2008

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