Sardine Sandwich

Sardine Sandwich
Sardine Sandwich
Another easy and not-scary option if you're trying to ease your way into enjoying sardines.Todd Coleman

Briny sardines get added intensity from fresh onion and Dijon mustard in this open-face sandwich from chef and radio host Mike Colameco. This recipe first appeared in our April 2011 special Sandwich Issue with the article Forgotten Fish.

Sardine Sandwich
Briny sardines get added intensity from fresh onion and Dijon mustard in this open-face sandwich from chef and radio host Mike Colameco.
Yield: serves 2

Ingredients

  • 3 tbsp. Dijon mustard
  • 2 slices rye bread, toasted
  • 2 large leaves bibb lettuce
  • 1 (4-oz.) can sardines in oil, drained, plus 2 tsp. reserved oil
  • 12 small yellow onion, thinly sliced crosswise
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste

Instructions

  1. Spread mustard evenly over each slice of bread and top with 1 lettuce leaf. Divide sardines evenly between sandwiches and top with onion.
  2. Drizzle with reserved oil, and season with salt and pepper.