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Citrus Sardines

Grilled Citrus Sardines | Healthy Snack Recipes - Flora ProActiv
The sweet citrus flavours combine with the saltiness of the sardines to create a new and surprising taste that is both healthy and delicious.
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  • servingsServings2 portions
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  • 2 100 g large or 4 small sardines scaled and gutted (ask your fishmonger to do this)
  • 1 orange or lemon sliced
  • 2 or 3 bay leaves
  • 30 g Flora ProActiv Olive margarine
  • 1 clove garlic finely chopped
  • 1/2 lemon zest
  • 1 tbsp fresh parsley chopped
  • ground black pepper
  • crusty bread and mixed green salad to serve

Nutritional facts

Energy (kcal)275 kcal
Energy (kJ)1149 kJ
Protein (g)12.7 g
Carbohydrate incl. fibre (g)18.5 g
Carbohydrate excl. fibre (g)14.9 g
Sugar (g)0.8 g
Fibre (g)3.6 g
Fat (g)17.4 g
Saturated fat (g)3.8 g
Unsaturated fat (g)9.9 g
Monounsaturated fat (g)6.0 g
Polyunsaturated fat (g)3.9 g
Trans fat (g)2.2 g
Cholesterol (mg)0 mg
Sodium (mg)136 mg
Salt (g)0.34 g
Vitamin A (IU)793 IU
Vitamin C (mg)49.8 mg
Calcium (mg)93 mg
Iron (mg)1.26 mg
Potassium (mg)164 mg


  1. Stuff the sardines with some of the orange slices (reserving remainder for garnish) and the bay leaves. Make a couple of slashes through the skin.
  2. Cook the sardines under a preheated grill for 3–5 minutes each side, depending on size.
  3. As a topping, mix together the Flora ProActiv, garlic, lemon zest and parsley, and spoon over the hot sardines.
  4. Serve with crusty bread, mixed green salad and garnish with remaining orange slices, black pepper and parsley.