For 4 people
Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 18 minutes
Ingredients: 16 Mediterranean sardines (about 2 kg);
4 tomatoes; 2 cloves garlic ; 4 sprigs of thyme (4 tbsp of olive oil, salt and pepper).
• Rinse the sardines, incise their abdomen and empty them. Sponge them out and book.
• Rinse tomatoes, seed them and cut into cubes. Peel the garlic and slice it into thin strips.
• In a frying pan, heat 2 tbsp. To s. Of oil over high heat. Throw in the garlic, leave to brown for 1 minute, then add the tomatoes and thyme branches. Salt, pepper, lower the heat and cook for 10 minutes without covering so that the cooking water evaporates as you go.
• During this time, heat 2 Tbsp. To s. Of oil in a large skillet over high heat. Brown the sardines 2 minutes on each side.
•• Add the tomato sauce to the pan and let the sardines sprinkle with flavor for 3 minutes. Serve immediately.