Before reading the recipe, we already recommend you go buy a good loaf of bread, because you are pickled baked sardines they are as they traditionally say "of take bread and moja".
Its pickled with Albariño vinegar, with its sauteed vegetables and that sea flavor that the sardines still maintain, make this dish, which will not cost you much more than six euros, become a gourmet dish. Also, if your biggest concern was not to smell the house fishy, there is no excuse, the sardines are made in 10 minutes in the oven and you practically don't have time to know what has been prepared in your kitchen.Direct to the Palate With summer the best sardines arrive: five ways to prepare them and the five utensils needed to cook them
IngredientsFor 6 people
- Fresh Sardines 12
- Extra virgin olive oil 225 ml
- 100 ml dry white wine
- Albariño white wine vinegar 150 ml
- Onion 200 g
- Carrot 3
- Garlic cloves 5
- Aromatic herbs varied to taste
- Peppercorns varied to taste
- Laurel 2
- Cayenne (optional) 1
How to make pickled baked sardinesDifficulty: Easy
- Total time 55 m
- Elaboration 25 m
- 30 m cooking
- 24 hour rest
We will start by cutting the onions into strips. Then we peel the carrots and cut them into slices, we also peel the garlic cloves and cut them in half.
We preheat the oven to 200ºC with heat up and down and better if you have grill. Place the sardines clean of guts, scales and head, on a tray lined with baking paper, salted and baked for 15 minutes.
In a casserole we put a small part of the total oil and sauté all the vegetables until they are soft. We add the vinegar, the wine, the rest of the oil, the salt and the aromatic herbs. Cook all together 10 minutes.
We place the fish on a flat tray where they all fit without stacking them on top of each other, we add the marinade on top, cover well, let it cool and go to the fridge, where we will keep the sardines in pickle a minimum of 24 hours before consume them
With what to accompany the pickled baked sardines
To accompany the pickled baked sardines Nothing better than good slices of bread to dip this rich marinade. Also a green salad will make some simple sardines become a delicious dinner ready to drink at any time.