What is the favourite appetizer of the Niçois?

Rillettes Sardine

Rillettes? At the Niçois? Yes, Sir. In the South, sardines are a big treat. And to pimp happy hour in Provence, they are served as a tartinade. Take a filet. Crush it with fresh cheese and an array of fresh herbs… Your will obtain the most trendy happy hour in Paris !.  

For 4 persons

Preparation: 15 minutes

Cooking: 10 to 12 minutes

Preheat the oven to 160 °C.

Cook the filets of sardines on an oiled plaque in the oven for 10 to 12 minutes, depending on the size of the sardines.

Crush the filets with a fork, then mix with the fresh cheese, the chiseled herbs, the glazed lemon and the lemon juice until you obtain a homogenous texture.

Season the lot with a pinch of salt and pepper.

apero tartinade

Livre Apéro Tartinade at the Marabout editions. Photographer : Aurélie Miquel. 7,99 euros

Also discover the rillettes of sardines with glazed lemon by Abdel Alaoui and the tartines of rabbit rillettes by Gilles Vérot.

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Ingredients :

- 200 g of fresh sardine filets

- 100 g of fresh cheese

- Spring onion

- Flat parsley bunch

- 15 g of glazed lemon

- Juice from 1 lemon

- Salt, pepper

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