Sardines with Lentils & Rice
30 MINUTES
SERVES 6

Ingredients

  • 2 x 215g cans Saldanha Sardines, drained
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1 red pepper, chopped
  • 2 cups baby spinach
  • 2 cups rice
  • 2 cups brown lentils
  • 1 tbsp tumeric
  • 1 chicken stock
  • Coriander for serving
  • 3 tbsp toasted almonds – optional
  • Lemon juice to taste
  • Salt and black pepper to taste

 

Method

  1. Cook rice.
  2. Add the tumeric and chicken stock to the rice to make yellow rice.
  3. Cook lentils.
  4. Heat the oil and fry the onion, garlic and red pepper until soft.
  5. Add the spinach and fry for 30 seconds or until just wilted.
  6. Add the yellow rice and the lentils.
  7. Season to taste and drizzle with lemon juice.
  8. Spoon into a serving dish.
  9. Arrange the sardines on top and sprinkle with coriander and almonds.

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