Try this easy appetizer to impress your guests. Created by Genevieve Lethu in conjunction with their Sardine table top collection. Serve your fabulous dish alongside these fabulous Sardines Napkins, $11 each, in bold reds, yellows, and greys (shown above).
Yields: 4 servings
Preparation: 30 minutes, Marinates 1-2 hours
Freshly ground Salt and Pepper
*Fillet the sardines and remove the skin.
*Place the fillets on a plate and pour over the juice of 1/2 the lemon. Leave to marinate 1-2 hours.
*Finely chop the peeled shallot and chives. Put to one side.
*Remove the Sardines from the refrigerator and transfer to a flat dish. Discard the remaining marinade.
*Lightly sprinkle the sardines with the other 1/2 of the lemon juice, add a good dash of Olive oil. Season with salt and pepper. Sprinkle the chives and chopped shallots on top.
*Serve chilled. Accompany with salad leaves dressed in balsamic vinegar and olive oil if desired.