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Grilled Sardines In Chilli Oil

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Ingredients
  Olive oil 4 Fluid Ounce (125 Milliliter)
  Chopped dried red chili 2 Tablespoon
  Sardines 12 Small, cleaned and scaled
  Coarse sea salt To Taste
Directions

MAKING
1. In a small saucepan heat the oil and chilies very gently for 10 minutes.
2. Take the pan off heat let it cool with cover and infuse for about 8-12 hours.
3. Take a sieve lined with muslin or clean towel, strain the oil and pour it into a sterilized jar or bottle.
4. Take a little of the chili oil, brush the prepared sardines and sprinkle with coarse sea salt.
5. On an oiled barbecue grill over hot coals cook the fish for about 6-8 minutes such that the sardines are just cooked, turning once.

SERVING
6. Serve the hot sardines with a garnish of lemon wedges and optionally along with hot crusty bread and a mixed salad.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Chinese
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Grilling
Ingredient: 
Fish
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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