Learn how to create this Mediterranean inspired Sardine dish, oven baked to perfection. This dish will turn anyone into a Sardine lover with it’s bold, full flavours. This recipe shows just how easy they are to cook and can be celebrating using a range of different ingredients. Serve it with Mediterranean rice for an added hint of flavour and texture.
2 cups White Rice
250ml Chicken Stock
1kg Australian Sardines
1 tbsp Garlic Paste
2 tbsp Tomato Paste
1 tsp Cumin
250g Cherry Tomatoes
1 Red Capsicum, diced
1 Green Capsicum, diced
1 Red Onion, diced
2 Garlic Cloves, sliced
½ cup Parsley, roughly chopped
Salt & Pepper to season
Combine the rice, chicken stock, garlic paste, tomato paste and cumin and cook in a rice cooker.
Fry the red onion for 3 mins on a medium heat. Add the capsicum and fry for a further 2 mins.
Combine with the cooked rice. Line the bottom of a baking dish. Place the sardines on top. Spread cherry tomatoes and sliced garlic on top of the sardines.
Add a generous drizzle of olive oil, season with sea salt and pepper.
Bake for 20 mins at 180 degrees
Drizzle with lemon juice and dress with chopped parsley to serve
Experience the freshness of the fish markets at home