Grilled lemon and thyme sardines

Grilled Lemon And Thyme Sardines

By bkoh  , ,

April 8, 2016

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  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 5 mins
  • Yields: 4 Servings


1 lemon, thinly sliced

6 fresh thyme sprigs, halved

12 fresh sardines, scaled, butterflied

1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil

1 dried chilli, finely chopped


1Preheat barbecue grill or char-grill pan on high.

2Place a lemon slice and thyme sprig on flesh side of each sardine. Drizzle with oil, sprinkle with chilli. Season. Place in a wire grilling rack.

3Barbecue sardines, skin-side down first, 1 to 2 mins each side, until cooked through. Serve straight away.

Photo: Bauer/Rob Shaw