Grilled Monterey Sardines

Recipe courtesy of Chef Gaspar Catanzaro
TOTAL TIME: 2 hr 25 min
Prep: 20 min
Inactive Prep: 2 hr
Cook: 5 min
 
YIELD: 1 to 2 servings
LEVEL: Easy

ingredients

SARDINES:
  • 5 ounces fresh sardines
  • 1-ounce lemon juice
  • 2 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
SALSA:
  • 2 ripe tomatoes, chopped
  • 3 green onions, chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1/4 cup chopped basil leaves
  • 1/2 cup chopped red onions
  • 1/3 cup chopped parsley
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 3 tablespoon crushed red pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • Angel hair pasta and/or antipasto salad, or serving, optional
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    Directions

    Whisk together all marinade ingredients and marinate the sardines for 2 hours

    For the Salsa: Mix all the ingredients in a large bowl.

    Preheat grill to medium heat. Lightly oil the grill. Place the sardines on the preheated grill and discard marinade. Cook sardines for 5 to 7 minutes (depending on size) or until they flake easily with a fork. Serve with angel hair pasta, and/or antipasto salad, if desired.

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