Fresh sardines are available in the fall. This is an incredibly easy way to prepare them, and to my taste one of the best. It will take about 10 minutes from start to finish. If you cannot grill them over an open fire, a broiler will do. Serve this alone as an hors d’oeuvre or with Salade Mesclun or Salade Amère and Riz au Safran.
Preheat the broiler. Rinse and dry the sardines between paper towels and sprinkle them with salt and flour. Place them in a shallow baking dish and put them
Carefully take the sardines out of the broiler with two spatulas and place them on a warm platter. Sprinkle them with lemon juice, salt, pepper, parsley, garlic, and olive oil and serve.
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