Sardines & Potatoes in Tomato Sauce‘s a dish that my mom cooks regularly and we love it with just steamed white rice.. Mine’s only an adaptation; mom’s wasn’t ever as spicy as mine.. 😛


  • 1 can 400g sardines in tomato sauce, centre bone and “watnots” of sardines removed
  • 200g finely cubed cooked potatoes
  • 1 large onion, halved or quartered, sliced
  • 1 large tomato, quartered and cubed
  • 1 tbsp tomato ketchup
  • 1 tsp hot chilli powder – optional
  • 1 tbsp curry powder
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tbsp light soy sauce
  • ¼ cup water
  • ¼ tsp salt, or to taste



    Serves 4
    Prep time 10 mins
    Cook time 15 mins
    Total time 25 mins
total time


  1. Heat 2 tbsp vegetable or sunflower oil in a wok on medium heat.
  2. Add onion and potatoes and stirfry for abt 8-10 mins, till onion becomes transparent and potatoes are slightly browned.
  3. Add sardines with sauce, tomato, ketchup, chilli powder, curry powder, garlic powder, soysauce, salt to taste and water. Continuously stirfry till water evaporates, abt 3-5 mins.
  4. Serve immediately.

It’s easy, quick and it’s fish once a week.. Delish with rice or even with toasted bread..  😛


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