Marinated Maine Sardines recipe


3 cans (4 oz each) of Maine sardines.
¾ cup of sour cream.
¼ cup of half-and-half.
¼ cup of malt vinegar.
2 tablespoons of lemon juice.
2 tablespoons of dry white wine.
1 clove garlic, crushed.
½ teaspoon of prepared horseradish.
½ teaspoon of salt.
½ cup of onion, thinly sliced.
1 cup of cucumber, peeled, thinly sliced.
6 lettuce cups.
Paprika, to taste.


Drain the sardines and arrange in a single layer in a shallow baking dish.

Combine the sour cream, half-and-half, malt vinegar, lemon juice, white wine, crushed garlic, horseradish, and salt.

Separate the onion slices into rings, then add the onion and cucumber.

Mix thoroughly, then spread over the sardines.

Chill for at least 8 hours or overnight.

Arrange in lettuce cups and sprinkle with paprika.

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