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Grilled Anchovies with Preserved Lemon, Thyme, and Breadcrumbs

Chef François de Mélogue
My online friend Sonia shared her secret recipe for fresh anchovies. The beauty of the preserved lemon with the oily anchovies makes a combination that is incredible to eat.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Course Appetizer, Lunch Dish, Main Course
Cuisine Mediterranean
Servings 4 people


  • 1/2 Preserved Lemon chopped fine
  • 2 tsp Fresh Thyme chopped
  • 1 cup Breadcrumbs
  • 1/2 tsp Espelette Pepper
  • 1/4 cup Olive Oil
  • 1 lb Fresh Anchovies or Sardines deboned
  • 2 tbsp Olive Oil


  • In a large bowl, mix the lemon, thyme, breadcrumbs, pepper, and olive oil. Equally divide the filling and stuff into anchovies. Cook over a hot charcoal or wood fire until done, about 3 minutes. Serve with a drizzle of olive oil.
Keyword Anchovies, Preserved Lemon, Sardines
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