Sardine bread

Sardine bread- homemade sardine bread recipe

Bread is a type of baked / staple food prepared from a dough of flour (usually wheat), water, and other Bakery confectionery. Bread is a simple meal eaten in every part of the world. It is food for all.

Sardine bread

Bread can be served in different ways, it can be baked and served as a bread loaf. It can subsequently be toasted, once baked.

It is most commonly eaten with the hands either served by itself or as a carrier for other foods.

Bread can be eaten in several ways, it can be spread with butter, and dipped into liquids including gravy or soup. In some countries, bread has a lot of side dishes including;

Bread and poached eggs, bread, and tea, in some African countries e.g Nigeria bread can be taken with AKARA (bean cake). In other countries, it can be used to make sandwiches, burgers, hotdogs, and the likes.

There are quite a several bread recipes ranging from a normal bread loaf, coconut bread, starter bread, wheat baked bread, Lebanese bread, sardine bread, pita bread e.t.c. But today I will be sharing a special kind of bread called “Sardine bread”.

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Sardine bread” as its name appears is the combination of bread and sardines to give it a two-in-one delicious bread meal. For bread lovers, this is a must-try recipe.

It is a simple bread recipe m, it tastes delicious that everyone will love to try out. Instead of eating a homemade baked bread loaf ordinary, adding sardine to it gives it an awesome flavor and taste.

Sardine bread is eaten and appreciated by millions daily, it is one of the most well like recent meals in the world. Sardine bread is my favorite kind of bread, when it comes to sardine bread it is discovered to be a maximum Eden of delicacies.

To get commenced with this recipe, we will be needing a few ingredients. sardine bread can be prepared using just seven ingredients.

These ingredients are not difficult to get they can be purchased in a store or supermarket and some of these ingredients can be in your kitchen already these ingredients include:

Ingredients for sardine bread

  1. All-purpose flour – 2 cups (250g)
  2. Sugar – 4 tbsp (50g)
  3. Butter – 4 tbsp (50g)
  4. Yeast – 1 tbsp
  5. Lukewarm water – ½ cup
  6. Sardine – sardine fish as desired.                        sardine oil 2 tbsp
  7. Salt – 1 TSP

1. All-purpose flour: FLour is like a base ingredient in making sardine bread, as it aids in the forming of the dough.

In measuring the flour you can make use of a measuring cup or a scale either a digital or an analog scale. Note: it should be 250g

2. Sugar: sugar in this recipe adds a sweet taste to the dough, some people like the taste of sugar more while eating sardine bread if you happen to fall under this category of people you can add one tablespoon of sugar while preparing the dough, but note that in this recipe the measurement of sugar is moderate, and after being baked it comes out awesome and fantastic.

3. Butter: for this recipe, unsalted butter should be used. If you are making use of salted butter you should reduce the salt being added to the dough.

4. Yeast: in baking yeast gives your dough a light sponge-like texture. It provides flavor, and aroma and contributes to the nutritional value of bread, yeast plays a vital role in baking, especially bread.

5. Lukewarm water: lukewarm water makes the reaction of the yeast active, cold water makes the yeast active, and hot water kills the yeast choose wisely.

6. Sardine fish: sardine fish can be applied as desired.

7. Sardine oil: sardine oil is being added to the dough to add a flavorful taste to the bread dough.

8. Salt: adding salt is optional while using salted butter you can add a pinch of salt while making use of margarine or salted butter to avoid baking a salty sardine bread. You should be careful while adding salt to your dough mixture.

Note that this recipe is for a small quantity if you need a larger quantity you can double or quadruple the ingredients to get your desired quantity.

Steps involved:

  1. Measure out all your ingredients in a separate bowl and set them aside.
  2. Open your sardine tin, separate the fish and oil, and transfer your sardine fish to a bowl, using a fork mash the fish and set it aside.

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Procedures for making sardine bread

  1. In a mixing bowl add your ½ cup of Luke warm water, yeast, and one tbsp of sugar. Using a spatula stir it a little then cover with a cling film or a dry clean cloth and keep in a warm place for 5-10mins.
  2. Afterward, sieve in your flour and your remaining sugar (3tbsp) and salt then mix.
  3. Add your butter and mix well. Then add in your sardine oil mix a little then transfer on a clean working surface and knead well for 15 minutes.
  4. Afterward, get a neat bowl and apply little butter, then transfer your dough into the bowl and cover the bowl with cling film or a clean cloth and allow to seat in a warm place for 45mins-1 hour (to enable it to double in normal size).
  5. Grease your baking pan with a little butter and set aside.
  6. Cut the dough into bits or according to your preferred size. Using a rolling pin flatten it and apply a little sardine near the bottom end or at the middle of the flattened dough and fold it like a spring roll and transfer into your greased baking pan
  7. Cover with a cling film or a clean dry cloth and keep it in a warm place and allow it to double in size again.
  8. Finally, you bake.

Duration 35-40mins

Best served hot !!!

Important notes:

  • Endeavor to measure out all ingredients before you start mixing.
  • Ensure you knead your dough very well to give you a good result.
  • Please don’t fail to use Luke’s warm water in mixing your yeast for perfect sardine bread.

Health benefits of bread

Here are just a few health benefits of bread:

1. Bread is fortified with calcium, as it maintains healthy bones and teeth.

2. Bread is a delicate source of fiber, that helps keep our digestive system healthy, it also helps control blood sugar and cholesterol levels.

3. Eating food like bread is required for our body to grow, four medium slices per day would provide over 30% of the recommended daily intake of protein in another way renew our growth.

Health benefits of sardines.

1. Sardine is a source of omega-3 fatty acids which helps prevent heart disease due to their inflammatory properties.

2. Sardine is also a source of vitamin B-12. This vitamin helps your cardiovascular system Nd gives you energy.

3. As bread is a source of calcium. Calcium is especially for those who are lactose intolerant, allergic to dairy, or need more calcium in their daily diet.

There are so much more Benefits of sardines but I have just listed a few.

Having read and seen the health benefits of both bread and sardines, imagine the two joined together in one, that is you will not only enjoy the Flavour and delicious taste, but also the health benefits of them both.

This is going to wrap up this amazing blog post about the sardine bread recipe. I believe that you can pull together this simple homemade sardine bread recipe at home.

If you encounter any difficulty while preparing this recipe contact us or drop your questions or contributions in the comment box below. If you find this article helpful please share it with your loved ones friend and colleagues.

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By Chef Victor

I am chef Victor, from Nigeria. I cook Nigerian as well as continental dishes I have been a practising chef since 2018.

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