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Spanish Style Tuyo Sardines

  • Author: Raymund
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 15 mins
  • Total Time: 30 mins
  • Yield: 6 1x
  • Category: Main Course
  • Cuisine: Filipino


Spanish Style Tuyo Sardines is the simplest way to make your Spanish sardines at home, you don’t even need a pressure cooker to make them.


  • 1215 pcs tuyo (dried herring)
  • 1 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/3 cup white wine vinegar or red wine vinegar
  • 2 cloves garlic, sliced
  • 1/2 small carrot, sliced
  • 2 pcs bay leaf
  • 1 tsp black peppercorns
  • salt
  • red chillies
  • oil for frying


  1. In a pan add oil and gently fry tuyo just until the scales are easy to come off. Remove from heat then set aside to cool and drain.
  2. In a saucepan combine together olive oil, white wine vinegar, garlic, bay leaf, peppercorns and salt. Cook by gently simmering for 15 minutes then add the carrots and chillies. Set aside then let it cool.
  3. Gently remove the scales and head then place it in dried empty bottle similar to the photo above.
  4. Pour the olive oil mixture up until the brim then cover.