Sardine and garlic breadcrumb spaghettini

  • 10 mins preparation
  • 10 mins cooking
  • Serves 4
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Sardine and garlic breadcrumb spaghettini
  • 400 gram spaghettini
  • 1/4 cup (60ml) olive oil
  • 2 110g cans sardines in springwater, drained
  • 3/4 cup (50g) fresh breadcrumbs
  • 3 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1/2 teaspoon chilli flakes
  • 1 tablespoon grated lemon zest
  • 1/4 cup chopped parsley, plus extra leaves to serve
  • 1/4 cup (20g) grated parmesan


Sardine and garlic breadcrumb spaghettini
  • 1
    Cook spaghettini in a large saucepan of boiling, salted water according to packet directions. Drain.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, heat 1 tablespoon of oil in a frying pan on medium. Add sardines, toss gently, 2-3 minutes, until heated through. Remove from pan.
  • 3
    Heat another tablespoon of oil in same pan and cook breadcrumbs, garlic and chilli, 1-2 minutes, stirring, until golden.
  • 4
    Gently toss two-thirds of sardines with breadcrumb mixture, lemon rind, parsley, parmesan and remaining olive oil. Mix through spaghettini. Top with remaining sardines and parsley leaves to serve.

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