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Spicy sardine with mint and basil pesto



  • 1.

    Coat the filleted sardine in the fennel seeds and paprika and place skin side down in a hot pan with a little olive oil for 5 minutes, turning once.

  • 2.

    Place the vegetable matchsticks and olives in a bowl with the lemon juice and season. Leave to marinate for 5 minutes.

  • 3.

    In a food processor, blitz together the mint and basil with a glug of olive oil.

  • 4.

    Serve the sardine with the marinated vegetable matchsticks and drizzle over the mint and basil pesto.

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