• Ayam Brand™ Recipes


Serves 2

Prep Time: 20 mins    No Cooking



  • 1 can Sardines in Extra Virgin Olive Oil & Chilli, halve the sardines and retain the olive oil & chilli
  • 2 Lebanese or 1 Japanese cucumbers, deseeded and cut into 2inch batons
  • 1 tsp salt


Pickling Liquid:

  • 60ml rice or apple cider vinegar
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 red chilli padi, finely chopped
  • Chilli from sardines tin, chopped
  • 2 tbsp light soy sauce
  • 2 tsp sesame oil
  • Extra virgin olive oil from the sardines can
  • 4 tbsp brown sugar or to taste



  1. Rub salt into cucumber and set aside for 5 minutes. Drain off liquid and rinse. Squeeze off excess liquid from cucumber.
  2. Mix pickling liquid ingredients and stir until sugar dissolves. Toss with sardines, cucumber and chilli to serve.


Tips: You can eat it with toast, crackers, salad or as an appetizer.

Tags: _ Vegetables_ Fish_ Sardines_ Easy Asian recipes_ Lunch_ Snacks and cocktails_ All recipes

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