top of page

Speedy Sardine Paella

Serves: 4

Hands-on time: 10 minutes

Hands-off time: 10 minutes


½ onion, diced

2 cloves garlic, crushed

1 red bell pepper, diced

1 tsp paprika

1 tsp ground turmeric

3 cups leftover white rice

2 tins (120g each) Lucky Star Sardines in Peri-Peri Sauce

½ cup frozen peas

Serving suggestion:

Lemon wedges



1. In a large pan with a lid, heat 1 tbsp of oil on medium heat.

2. Add the onion, garlic, bell pepper, paprika, and turmeric and sauté for 1 minute until fragrant. Add the rice and ½ cup of water and stir until well combined. *Chef’s Tip: The perfect opportunity to use leftover rice! 

3. Carefully place the Lucky Star Sardines in Peri-Peri Sauce over the rice and pour the remaining sauce over the entire dish. Sprinkle the peas over the dish. *Chef’s Tip: Add any of your favourite quick-cooking veggies!

4. Cover the dish with a lid and allow it to steam for 5-7 minutes until all the liquid has been absorbed. 

5. Garnish the dish generously with freshly chopped parsley, serve with lemon wedges, and ENJOY!


Recent Posts


Join the Foodies community and share your Foodies of SA creations with us!

home page 1440x436px.jpg
bottom of page