- If using bread, slice and lightly toast then set aside.
- Remove sardines from can, cut each in half vertically and then each fillet into three pieces.
- On a small plate, coarsely mash the avocado with a fork. Squeeze lemon juice over to prevent browning.
- Top each slice of toasted bread (or cracker) with mashed avocado, a few sardine sections, a squeeze of lemon juice and a dash of hot sauce.