Tested till perfect Grilled Sardines with Potatoes and Peppers

Grilled Sardines with Potatoes and Peppers

Grilled sardines is perhaps the most iconic dish of Portuguese cuisine. Here it is served in a simple yet elegant way.

By The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

Source: Canadian Living Magazine: March 2010

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  • Portion size 4


  • 26 oz 26ozfresh sardines or thawed sardines
  • 3/4 tsp 3/4tspsalt
  • 1/2 tsp 1/2tsppepper
  • 1-1/2 lb 1-1/2lbpotatopotatoes, peeled
  • 2 2sweet green peppersweet green peppers
  • 1/2 1/2sweet onionsweet onions, cut into rings
  • 1/3 cup 1/3cupoliveolives
  • 2 tbsp 2tbspchopped fresh parsley
  • 1/4 cup 1/4cupextra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tbsp 1tbspred wine vinegar
  • lemon wedges
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With scissors, slit underside of each fish; pull out guts. Rinse out cavity and pat dry. Sprinkle inside and out with pinch of the salt and some of the pepper; let stand for 30 minutes.

In saucepan of boiling salted water, cook potatoes until tender, about 20 minutes. Drain and keep warm.

Place green peppers on greased grill over high heat; close lid and grill, turning often, until charred. Let cool enough to handle. Peel off blackened skin; seed and cut into 3/4-inch (2 cm) wide strips. Place in large bowl.

Place fish in grilling basket or on greased grill over high heat; close lid and grill, turning once, until skin is golden brown and crisp, 6 to 12 minutes. Arrange in centre of serving platter.

If desired, cut warm potatoes into chunks; add to peppers. Add onion, olives and parsley. In small bowl, whisk together oil, vinegar and remaining salt and pepper; pour over potato mixture and toss to coat. Arrange around fish. Garnish with lemon wedges.

Nutritional Information Per serving: about

cal 428 pro 21g total fat 24g sat. fat 5g
carb 35g fibre 4g chol 103mg sodium 1,058mg
potassium 923mg

% RDI:

calcium 10 iron 17 vit A 4 vit C 93
folate 16
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