Mediterranean Sardines

Prep time: 13-15 minutes Cooking time: 26-30 minutes Serves: 4 Skill level: Easy Peasy Recipe by: Seafish

A healthy and tasty way to try sardines

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The method

  1. Roughly chop the onion and fry in the butter and 1 tbsp olive oil with the garlic, crushed.
  2. Add the tomato puree and tin of chopped tomatoes. Season and simmer for ten minutes on a low heat. Tear in some fresh basil and set aside.
  3. Meanwhile slice the courgette and aubergine into thin slices. Chop the peppers into eights length ways.
  4. Brush the veg with some of the remaining oil and cook on a hot griddle till chargrilled.
  5. Heat the grill or use the griddle for the fish. Brush the fish with the remaining oil and slash the skin diagonally a few times on each side.
  6. Grill or griddle the fish for five minutes on each side
  7. Arrange the griddled veg on a serving platter, place the fish on top and pour over the sauce. Garnish with more fresh basil and some chopped pak olives