Sardine Salad

Sardalye Salatasi

Preparation info
  • Serves

    4 or 5

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Sephardic Flavors: Jewish Cooking of the Mediterranean

By Joyce Goldstein

Published 2000

  • About

Esin Eden’s sardine salad is reminiscent of a Spanish salad from Murcia called mojete, which means “to soak, ” because bread is used to soak up the tart vinaigrette. The sardines are cleaned, boned, and marinated in vinegar and then served atop a green salad garnished with thinly sliced green onions and hard-cooked eggs. As in Spain, Eden’s salad is dressed in a casual manner, with just a drizzle of olive oil and a more generous