Sardines with Coriander and Lime
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small Sardines, cleaned and gutted
The grated Zest and Juice of 1 Lime
1 Lime, thinly sliced
1 Green Chilli, thinly sliced
100g / 4oz Freshly chopped Coriander
Olive oil for brushing
the insides of the fish with salt then make
2 to 3 shallow diagonal cuts on both sides of
a small bowl, mix together the lime juice, zest
and sliced chilli then rub this mixture into
the fish, both inside and out.
the fish in a shallow dish then scatter the
coriander over the top and cover with the slices
of lime. Refrigerate for one hour.
the fish from the dish and brush liberally with
olive oil. Place oiled side down on an oiled
hinged wire fish grill and cook over medium
coals for 3 - 4 minutes.
the other side of the fish with olive oil, turn
and continue to cook for a further 3 - 4 minutes.
If you don't have a wire fish grill, use two long
skewers to impale all the fish together, one skewer
going through the fish just below the heads, the
other going through the fish just above the tails.