2 small cans sardines in tomato sauce
1 medium ripe tomato, chopped
2 tsp lemon or calamansi juice
1 medium red onion, sliced lengthwise
3 cloves garlic, crushed
2 pcs siling labuyo (optional)
1 tbsp flat leaf parsley, chopped (for garnish)
1 tsp fish sauce or salt
½ tsp ground black pepper
2 tbsp cooking oil HOW TO COOK:
Pour and heat the cooking oil in a pan.
When the oil is hot enough, sauté the garlic and onion.
When the onion becomes soft, add- in the tomatoes and cook for 3 minutes.
Pour- in the sardines in tomato sauce and the chilis.
Stir and let it boil.
Cook for 5 minutes in low to medium heat (add a little water if needed).
Add- in the lemon juice, ground black pepper, and salt or fish sauce.
Stir and cook for 1 more minute.
Turn off heat and then transfer to a serving bowl.
Garnish with chopped flat leaf parsley. Enjoy!