Sardine and salsa toasts

Ingredients 12
Servings 4
Time 15 minutes


  • 4
    large tomatoes, chopped
  • 1
    red onion, finely chopped
  • 2
    cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 30
    fresh coriander, chopped
  • 15
    white wine vinegar
  • 15
  • 8
    small sardines, (fresh or frozen and thawed) cleaned, with head and tails removed
  • fresh sprigs of thyme to garnish
  • 1
    lemon sliced
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 8
    slices ciabatta loaf (Italian bread)
  • 15
    olive oil


10 minutes
Mix the tomatoes, onion, garlic, coriander, vinegar and sugar together in a small bowl. Cut each sardine lengthways and fill with sprigs of thyme and lemon slices, then sprinkle with salt and pepper. Grill for 5 minutes on each side until crispy. Brush the ciabatta bread slices with olive oil and then grill until golden brown. Spoon on the salsa and top with sardines. Serve with any remaining salsa.

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