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4.45 from 9 votes

15-Minute Fresh Roast Sardine Recipe With Garlic, Olive Oil And Oregano

Difficulty: Very Easy
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Greek
Keyword: Fish, Keto, Paleo
Servings: 2 people
Calories: 742kcal


  • 600 grams fresh whole sardines
  • 4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 large garlic coves
  • 1 tablespoon dried oregano
  • 1,5 teaspoon kosher salt
  • ground pepper
  • Optional: 1 lemon


  • Preheat oven to 250°C / 482°F.
  • Clean the sardines by removing any scales and rinse well.
  • Cover you oven's tray or a sheet pan with a piece of parchment paper.
  • Place the sardines one next to the other.
  • Cut the garlic cloves to very thin slices and toss on top of the sardines here and there.
  • Dizzle with olive oil. Sprinkle the oregano, kosher salt, and pepper on top.
  • Cook the sardines for approximately 15 minutes until they get nice and roasted on top. There is no need to flip the fish while it cooks.
  • Serve with a few drops of freshly squeezed lemon on top.


Calories: 742kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 51g | Fat: 60g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 20g | Cholesterol: 114mg | Sodium: 1746mg | Potassium: 734mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 493IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 887mg | Iron: 3mg