Grilled Sardines with Basil and Lemon

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Appears in
The Cook's Book of Everything

By Lulu Grimes

Published 2009

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  • 1 lemon, cut into thin slices
  • 8 large fresh sardines, scaled and gutted
  • coarse sea salt


  1. Preheat a grill (broiler) or barbecue grill to very hot. Put a couple of slices of lemon inside each sardine and season both sides with sea salt and some black pepper. Drizzle with half the olive oil.
  2. Put the sardines on a tray and grill (broil) for 3 minutes on each side, or place the fish directly onto the barbecue. Check to see if the fish i