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Simple Trinbagonian Sardine Choka Recipe


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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