Recipe Tip: Sardines in Saor
Top Recipe for 2 Persons by Nadia Frisina. All ingredients and tips for getting it right. Sardines marinated in onions, refined with olive oil, raisins and pine nuts.
- 350 gsardines
- 60 gall-purpose flour
- olive oil (for frying)
- 1white onion, cut into rings
- 10 graisins
- 10 gpinenuts
- 5 gsugar
- 50 mlwhite wine vinegar
- sea salt
Step 1Carefully unfurl the sardines and remove the backbone. Make sure that the two fillets still remain connected at the back. Dip in flour.
Step 2In a saucepan, pour at least a finger's worth of olive oil and heat until it forms streaks. Fry the sardines until they are cooked and have taken on a nice colour. Only put as many sardines in the pan as you can fit comfortably. If necessary work in batches.
Step 3Sauté the onion with the sultanas and pine nuts in a little olive oil until they are translucent and soft. Add the sugar, immediately deglaze with vinegar and leave to cool.
Step 4Pour the onion mixture over the fried sardines in a bowl and refrigerate for at least six hours.