grilled fresh sardines
sardine fresche alla griglia
TOTAL TIME: 15 minutes
MAKES: 8 first course servings
- 24 fresh sardines (about 2 to 3 ounces each), cleaned, leaving head and tail intact
- Extra-virgin olive oil
- Freshly ground black pepper
- 2 lemons, halved and sliced
Prepare a charcoal grill for direct-heat cooking over medium-hot to hot charcoal (medium-high heat for gas).
Rinse sardines and pat dry, then spread out on a platter. Drizzle with 2 tablespoons oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper.
Grill sardines, turning over once, until blistery and charred, about 6 minutes total. Transfer to a platter, drizzle with a little more oil and serve with lemon. Serve warm or at room temperature.
Note: Grilled sardines can be served as a main course, if desired.
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