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©2019 FOODIE NATION LIMITED TRINIDAD & TOBAGO 

Simple Trinbagonian Sardine Choka Recipe

June 11, 2019

 

Yield: 4 - 6 Servings

 

INGREDIENTS

 

Sardines - 2 tins (3.75 oz/106 g)

Oil - 1/8 cup

Onion - 1/4 cup (finely chopped)

Pimento Pepper - 1 tbsp (finely chopped)

Garlic - 1 tbsp (finely chopped)

Chadon Beni/Culantro - 1 tbsp (finely chopped)

Chive - 1 tbsp (finely chopped)

Tomato - 1/3 cup (diced)

Lime Juice - 1 tbsp

Salt - to taste

Black Pepper - 1 dash

 

METHOD

 

  1. Remove sardines from tins and place in a bowl.

  2. Using a fork or knife, remove the spines and remaining entrails.

  3. Set aside.

  4. Heat a frying or sauté pan over medium heat.

  5. Add oil.

  6. Once oil is heated, add onion, pimento, garlic, chadon beni, scotch bonnet and tomato.

  7. Stir and allow to sauté for 2 to 3 minutes.

  8. Immediately add to the sardines.

  9. Add lime juice, black pepper and salt.

  10. Stir until all the ingredients are fully incorporated.

  11. Taste for salt.

  12. Enjoy!

 

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