Sardine Recipes

Sardine and Anchovy Dip recipe

This wonderfully flavourful Italian-inspired dip is perfect for serving with some warm crusty ciabatta as part of an Italian spread or just as a tasty lunch. Sardines are combined with oil, lots of garlic and anchovies to create a flavourful dip that will definitely get people talking.


  • 3 120g tins sardines in oil
  • 4 50g tins anchovies in oil
  • 100g garlic
  • 250ml vegetable oil
  • 250g butter

Method of Preparation:

  1. Heat the oil in a large pan. Meanwhile, finely chop or mince the garlic. Put into the oil and heat through until golden brown, then add the sardines, anchovies and butter.

  2. Stir thoroughly until the fish have all broken up into smaller pieces.

  3. Cook for around 15 minutes or until everything is fully combined, then serve.

Use unsalted butter as salted would make the whole dish far too salty; anchovies and sardines are salty enough without adding any extra salt. This dish serves 32.

Author: Laura Young

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Published: October 20, 2011
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