Sardines are very popular all over Northern Africa. These delicious fish smothered in Chermoula will be a hit for sure. Sardines hold tons of tiny bones so be sure to have the fishmonger get them out for you before you take them home.
10 large sardines, gutted, boned with heads removed
1 lemon, quartered
2 garlic cloves
1 teaspoon sea salt
a fresh bunch of cilantro
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1 teaspoon paprika
5 tablespoons olive oil
juice of 1 lemon
1. In a food processor add garlic, sea salt, cilantro, cumin, paprika, olive oil and lemon juice. Mix well. Set aside.
2. Heat grill and spray with oil. Carefully place sardines on hot grill. Cook 3 minutes on each side brushing with chermoula sauce. Place on serving platter with lemon pieces.