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No-Bake Fisherman's Eggs

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No-bake fisherman's eggs

No-bake fisherman's eggs

If you love sardines, you'll love this recipe for no-bake fisherman's eggs. Sardines are such a wonderful ingredient: cheap, convenient, nutritious, and tasty. In this no-bake fisherman's egg recipe, I used my favorite brand of sardines in tomato sauce.


  • 1 (155 gram) can sardines in tomato sauce, drained and mashed
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 medium tomatoes, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 whole eggs
  • Salt and black pepper, to taste


For Preparation:

  • 2 medium bowls
  • 3 medium plates
  • Fork
  • Chopping board
  • Knife

For Cooking:

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  • Pan
  • Pan cover
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Cook Time

Prep timeCook timeReady inYields

5 min

20 min

25 min

3 servings


  1. Heat the oil in a pan. Saute the garlic, onion, and tomatoes.
  2. Add drained and mashed sardines. Season with salt and pepper. Mix well.
  3. Even out the sardine mixture. Crack 3 eggs on top. Cover with a pan lid or cover. Season the eggs with salt and pepper.
  4. Cook until the egg whites have set.
  5. Serve with rice or toast bread.
Fisherman's eggs recipe

Fisherman's eggs recipe

Tips and Techniques

  • For a little kick, use hot and spicy sardines.
  • Need even more spice? Add hot sauce.
  • Use shallots instead of onions for a subtle flavor.
  • Season with additional salt and pepper on top to make it tastier.

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