Sardine Salad with Almonds

High in omega-3 oils from the sardines, this salad is also rich in anti-oxidants, thanks to the orange, almonds and salad greens.

Sardine salad with almondsPhoto: Anti-Ageing Diet Cookbook
Servings Prep Time Cook Time
2 15minutes 10minutes
Servings Prep Time
2 15minutes
Cook Time
  1. Preheat grill (broiler) or chargrill pan to high. Put orange juice, zest and pepper in a salad bowl and whisk together. Continue whisking while gradually adding oil. Add onion and mixed salad leaves (spinach and arugula) to bowl and toss to coat.
  2. Put bell peppers on grill rack or chargrill pan and cook for 8-10 minutes. Turn several times until skin is charred and flesh is tender.
  3. Meanwhile, with a knife, split sardines lengthwise and remove backbones.
  4. Allow bell peppers to cool. Peel off skin and slice flesh into long strips. Stir bell peppers and sardines into salad. Scatter almonds over salad and serve.
Recipe Notes

You could use fresh sardine fillets for this recipe. After the bell peppers are cooked in Step 2, briefly grill of chargrill 3-4 fillets per person, 2 minutes on one side only.