Sardines with Ginger

Sardines with Ginger


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About this recipe: A nice lunch or light supper for two. Fresh sardines or mackerel are pan fried and served in a Japanese-style ginger sake sauce.


Serves: 2 

  • 1 teaspoon seasame oil
  • 4 sardines or mackerel fillets
  • 2 teaspoons chopped ginger
  • 1 and 1/2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 3 tablespoons sake
  • 1 and 1/2tablespoons mirin (sweet Japanese rice wine)
  • 2 spring onions, finely chopped

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Ready in:25min 

  1. Heat oil in a frying pan over medium heat. Cook sardines on high, flipping until both sides are evenly cooked.
  2. Mix the remaining ingredients together for the sauce.
  3. Remove sardines from the pan, arrange on two plates and pour sauce over the top.
  4. Garnish with more spring onion, if you like.

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