Barbecued sardines on sticks with green chermoula sauce

Sardine recipes

Discover the best sardine recipes from BBC Good Food. We've got recipes for all seasons, making the most of thrifty canned sardines and fresh fish alike.

5 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Serve sardines with a delicious lemon, chilli and herb chermoula sauce for the ultimate taste of summer. Perfect for a lazy afternoon barbecue

15 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
21 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

An affordable way to include oily fish in your diet. Canned sardines are a great source of omega 3 and add oomph to this simple, family pasta dish

35 mins
Easy
Healthy
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3 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Tinned sardines are a cost-effective way to get plenty of heart-healthy oily fish. Keep a can in the cupboard for a quick dinner or lunch for one

10 mins
Easy
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

We've created the ultimate recipe for glowing skin, packed with nutrients like calcium, vitamin C and heart-healthy omega-3 fats

30 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
5 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Punchy flavours combine in this 12-minute meal, rich in fibre, iron and omega-3 - make quick peperonata with pre-roasted peppers, capers, shallot and garlic 

12 mins
Easy
10 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Fennel adds an aniseed punch to this quick pasta dish with chilli-infused sardines, zesty lemon and parsley

25 mins
Easy
18 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Storecupboard canned fish is a convenient source of omega-3 oils. Serve with wholewheat pasta, tomatoes, olives, onions and chilli

30 mins
Easy
1 rating 4.0 out of 5 star rating

A spin on the traditional Cornish pie- sardines 'gaze' out of puff pastry parcels filled with a bacon, egg and parsley mix

55 mins
Easy
3 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

We throw a fresh spin on the traditional Indonesian rice pot- this version uses oily fish combined with turmeric rice, coriander and prawns

40 mins
Easy
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Fresh sardines are plentiful and thrifty- this sunshine recipe teams them with fennel, parsley, mint, sultanas, pine nuts and more

35 mins
Easy
9 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

This pasta supper, packed with canned fish, olives, tomatoes, capers and parsley, is a quick and colourful dish for one

17 mins
Easy
30 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

A typically Sicilian flavour combination - sweet raisins, spicy olive oil, crunchy pine nuts and salty fish

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
62 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

This storecupboard supper is super quick and superhealthy to boot

20 mins
Easy
Healthy
22 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Enjoy the taste of the Med with this fresh, wholesome supper using an oily fish that's packed with omega-3 and a good, cheap storecupboard staple

10 mins
Easy
14 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

A superhealthy salad that's full of intense flavours with oily fish, olives and capers

15 mins
Easy
Healthy
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Try this superhealthy fish dish when you fancy something different for the BBQ

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
35 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

These budget-friendly fish cakes made with canned sardines are packed full of good stuff

50 mins
Easy
5 ratings 3.6 out of 5 star rating

Sardines cooked on the barbie are a great summer treat - you can cook indoors too in a single pot

20 mins
Easy
Healthy
4 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

These sardines are perfect for a light summery meal with friends

10 mins
Easy
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Perfect on the barbecue, sardines add a taste of summer to any meal and are the perfect addition to an al fresco salad

30 mins
Easy
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Another great idea for a healthy sandwich, perfect for a quick snack or tasty lunch

10 mins
Easy
4 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

A low-fat lunch that's high in omega 3. You could use any oily fish if you don't have sardines

10 mins
Easy
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