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Sardine Salad Vinaigrette

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Ingredients
  Sardines fillets/2 cans (4 ounces each) sardines, drained 1 Pound, skinned
  Cucumber 1 Large, peeled, seeded, and thinly sliced
  Scallions 6 , thinly sliced
  Olive oil 3 Tablespoon
  Balsamic wine vinegar/Red wine vinegar 1 Tablespoon
  Hot red pepper sauce 1 Dash
  Finely grated lemon zest 1 Teaspoon, grated
  Salad leaves 4 Cup (64 tbs), prepared, torn into large pieces
  Chopped parsley 1 Tablespoon
  Capers 1 Tablespoon, drained
  Grated carrot 1 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat the broiler and place the rack 4 inches from the heat.
2. Place a large wire rack, on a baking sheet and grease the rack with oil.

MAKING
3. Arrange fresh sardine fillets on a broiler rack and broil for 3 to 4 minutes on each side or until the fish flakes easily.
4. Cut broiled or canned and drained sardines into 1 1/2-inch pieces. Keep aside or chill until ready to serve.
5. In a medium bowl, combine the cucumber and the scallions.
6. In a small bowl, combine the olive oil with the balsamic vinegar, salt, pepper, hot red pepper sauce, and lemon zest and whisk with a fork until well amalgamated.
7. Pour half the dressing over the cucumber mixture, toss well and keep aside or in chill until ready to serve.

SERVING
8. Just before serving, on a large platter or on individual salad plates, arrange the salad leaves.
9. Spoon the cucumber mixture and arrange the sardine pieces on top.
10. Drizzle with the remaining dressing and garnish with parsley, capers, and grated carrot.
11. Serve at room temperature chilled.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Mediterranean
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Mixing
Dish: 
Salad
Ingredient: 
Fish
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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