Sardelles lemonates (Lemony sardines and potatoes)

8 servings Prep: 15 mins, Cooking: 40 mins
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This sardine and potato combination is superb.

By Food24 May 14 2010
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Ingredients (13)

1 kg sardines — filleted
5 potatoes — peeled and sliced
3 cloves garlic — crushed and chopped
1 fresh chillies — sliced
1 lemon — zest only
1.5 l water — cold
125 ml olive oil — extra virgin
30 g butter
2 lemon — juice only
1/2 tsp sugar
2 Tbs fresh Italian parsley — finely chopped
salt — to taste
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Fry the potatoes and the chilli lightly until the potatoes are golden brown before adding the lemon zest and the garlic and pouring in the cold water to simmer for about half an hour.

Skim whatever foam appears on top, add the sardine fillets and simmer for another  7 – 10 minutes until the sardines are just cooked.

Now add the butter, the lemon juice, the sugar, the parsley and salt to taste.

Serve with crunchy bread.

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