This is a delicious Spanish salad incorporates all the flavours I love. The caper dressing cuts through the oiliness of the sardines as do the tomatoes and onions. The sardines can be barbecued for extra flavour too. I serve it as a starter or a side dish with toasted sourdough bread drizzled in olive oil. It’s perfect summer food and very easy to prepare as I buy ready filleted butterflied sardines from my supermarket.
It’s also perfect with my healthy fries.
Makes about 4.
12 sardines (cleaned and filleted and butterflied)
5 large tomatoes sliced
1 red onion thinly sliced
1/4 cup of olive oil
1/3 cup of sherry vinegar
1 garlic clove minced
1 tablespoon of drained baby capers
3 tablespoons of finely chopped parsley