Sardine with Lemon Zests and Aleppo Pepper

You probably have one of these days too.

Every so often, we just don’t feel like cooking, our stomachs would growl like crazy and soon would turning into hungry and angry monsters. SOS on making something super easy, really fast, kind of healthy and definitely tasty.

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Sardine and Negroni

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Canned sardine and smoked oysters are the only canned ingredients we would typically use in our kitchen and we stock away a load of them for this exact reason.

Here is our no brainer recipe for canned sardine with lemon zests and Aleppo pepper. It is ridiculously easy to prepare, wildly delicious especially serving alongside with a glass of negorni. The perfect combo.


Shopping List

A canned sardine
Olive Oil
1 lemon
Aleppo pepper
Scallion, parsley, or chives


Tool List

A serving plate
A spoon or fork
A knife
A cutting board


Tips & Tricks

You can use scissor to cut herbs instead of using a cutting board and a knife. Simple bundle and hold the herbs then scissor over the serving plate.


Print Recipe
Serves: 2 Cooking Time: 5 minutes


  • A canned sardine, drained the oil and remove the sardine with a spoon or fork
  • A quick drizzle of olive oil
  • A nice drizzle of lemon juice
  • Lemon zest, about 1 tablespoon
  • Aleppo pepper, about 1 teaspoon
  • A nice sprinkle of finely chopped scallion, parsley, or chive



Put drained canned sardine in the serving plate.


Drizzle lemon juice all over the sardine


Sprinkle lemon zest next, then Aleppo pepper


Garnish with your choice of finely chopped herbs and serve.

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