Sardines in tomato sauce is a perfect recipe for days when you feel lazy. It calls for simple ingredients that are readily available in your kitchen. There’s no hassle of marinating or frying the fish. Just 30 minutes, and your delicious sardines are ready to enter your tummy! Follow the given recipe and make the best sardines of your life.
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|Prep Time||15 minutes|
|Cook Time||15 minutes|
- 3 tbsp olive oil
- 2-3 garlic cloves chopped
- 1 Large onion sliced
- Salt and pepper to taste
- 1 cup Tomato paste
- 1 tsp Paprika
- 2-3 Bay leaves
For the tomato sauce
- Place a large pan on medium-high heat and add oil to it. Then, add the chopped garlic cloves and sliced onions to it. Let it cook for 2 minutes until the onions start to turn golden. Then, add the tomato paste to the pan and season it with salt and pepper. Mix everything together. To spice it up, add paprika and bay leaves to the tomato sauce. Then, add water to the pan and turn the flame to low.
- Add the sardines and chilli flakes to the tomato sauce and let it simmer for 10-15 minutes.
- Serve the sardines in a plate and enjoy it hot with some steamed rice.
You can add lemon juice to the tomato sauce to add a different flavour.
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Frequently Asked Questions
Can I use some other fish with this tomato sauce?
Yes, you can use any small fish or fillets of your choice and add it to the tomato sauce.
Can I use canned sardines to make this recipe?
Yes, you can use canned sardines to make this recipe. But remember to rinse the sardines before adding it to the pan.