Feb 9, 2012

Malaysian Sandwich

This is a budget-friendly and nutritious Malaysian Style Sardine Sandwich recipe. It’s made with canned sardines in tomato sauce, which usually originates from South East Asia. The smell of these fishes can be overwhelming for many; but, that can be easily negated with proper amount of seasonings and fresh ingredients. Like the ones used to make these very tasty sandwiches. Besides being rich in omega-3 fatty acids, sardines are also a good source of vitamin D, calcium, B12, and protein. So, you may want to give them a try!

Malaysian Style Sardine Sandwich

1 Loaf of Slice Sandwich Bread
1 English Cucumber, thinly sliced
Thin Omelette (6 eggs)
Unsalted Butter, at room temperature (optional)

2 Can (215g/7 ½ oz each) Sardines in tomato sauce, removed bones

½ of Medium-Size Red Onion, finely diced

2 Fresh Red Chili, seeded and finely sliced

4 to 5 Kalamansi Lime or 1 Big Lime, juiced

Freshly Ground White Pepper
Sea Salt


In a large bowl combines the sardines with the tomato sauce, onion, chili, lime juice, and season with generous amount of white pepper and some sea salt.

To serve, butter the bread, lay a piece of thin omelette, spread some sardine filling, layer with cucumber, and top with another piece of bread. Serve immediately with some fries or chips.

Serves 4 to 6

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