Ras-el-hanout Sardines with couscous and harrissa yoghurt

Ras-el-hanout, the combination of the spices and the flavoursome of sardines makes this Moroccan inspired recipe a winner any time of the year.

  • Beginner
  • Serves 4
  • 30 minutes
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What you’ll need

  • 10 sardines
  • 2tbsp ras-el-hanout
  • olive oil
  • 100ml yogurt
  • 1 tbsp harissa paste
  • 150g couscous
  • fresh fish stock
  • 3 spring onions finely chopped
  • Bunch of coriander finely diced
  • zest and juice of one lemon

Let's Cook!

Ras-el-hanout Sardines with couscous and harrissa yoghurt
Step 1

Sprinkle the sardines with the ras-el-hanout a drizzle of olive oil and a pinch of salt and rub in to marinade

Ras-el-hanout Sardines with couscous and harrissa yoghurt
Step 2

Put the yoghurt in a small serving bowl and gently swirl in the harissa paste.
Place the couscous and fresh fish stock in a bowl. Immediately cover the bowl with cling film and set aside. Follow couscous pack instructions.

Ras-el-hanout Sardines with couscous and harrissa yoghurt
Step 3

Place a large frying pan on high heat with a drizzle of oil and cook the sardines for around 8 minutes, flipping them over halfway through the cooking time to ensure both sides brown nicely.

Ras-el-hanout Sardines with couscous and harrissa yoghurt
Step 4

Fork the spring onions and coriander through the couscous and tumble into a platter
Top with the sardines and serve with the yoghurt

Whole Wild Atlantic Sardines

Fish used in this recipe

Whole Wild Atlantic Sardines

800g

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