Marinated Grilled Courgettes

For a popular Italian antipasto dish try Gino D'Acampo's recipe for grilled courgettes marinated with mint and chilli
By Gino D'Acampo
Marinated Grilled Courgettes
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  • Serves: 8
  • Cook Time: 6 minutes
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes plus 24 hrs marinating
  • Effort: easy

Ingredients

main

  • 4 large courgettes, sliced into 1cm thick rounds
  • olive oil, to cover
  • extra virgin olive oil, to cover
  • 10 tbsp white wine vinegar
  • fresh mint, chopped
  • bird's eye chillies, to taste, chopped
  • salt

Method

1. Preheat the grill. Grill the courgettes on both sides for around 3 minutes on each side. Set aside to cool.

2. Place the courgettes in a shallow bowl and pour over an even mixture of olive oil and extra-virgin olive oil to cover them totally.

3. Add the vinegar, mint, chilli and salt and mix well. Cover with cling film and marinate in the refrigerator for 24 hours, turning the courgettes every 2 hours to ensure even marination.

4. Bring to room temperature before serving.

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