Have you tried canned Sardines?

by missbabysunshine

I know people might be skeptical… but if you don’t have a good idea for a dinner one night, try it. It’s easy, cheap, healthy and good! Go look for health benefits of eating sardines online! You will wonder why you’ve been missing out all this time! So, here’s Japanese style Sardine Rice! You will be shocked and I bet people will ask you how you made them! Check out the recipe below.

I also made seaweed soup.

Here are the recipes!

Sardine Rice


2 cups of Japanese rice washed, rinsed and water drained
2 1/2 cups of water
1 Tbsp of julienned  ginger
4 Tbsp light soy
1 Tbsp sugar
3.75 oz skinless boneless sardines in olive oil (Lightly shake the olive oil off the sardines. DO NOT pour all the oil in to the rice mixture.)

1. Place all the ingredients above in to a rice cooker and cook it
2. When done, mix the fish & rice to fluff it and serve. ENJOY!

Seaweed Soup


6 cups of water
1 sheet of kelp cut in 3
handful of bonito flakes
1 med. onion sliced

1/2 Tbsp grated ginger
1 Tbsp of toasted and crushed sesame
2 Tbsp of light soy
1 tsp  of salt

1/4 tsp of pepper
1/2 cup of seaweed (wakame), salt washed off, soaked in water for 5 min. to clean off the salt and excess water squeezed out

1. Wipe the surface of the kelp using damp paper towel and place in the water for 30 min.
2. Bring the water to boil with kelp in it and turn the heat off right before the water starts boiling
3. drop the bonito flakes in the hot water and let it sit for 15 min.
4. Strain the bonito flakes and kelp out from the stock you just create and it to a boil
4. Add the onions in to the stock and simmer in med. heat for 5-7 min. until the onions are cooked but not mushy
5. Add ginger, sesame, soy sauce, salt, pepper, and seaweed
6. Simmer in low heat for 5 min. and ENJOY!