Ginisang Sardinas at Miswa (Sardines and Flour Vermicelli Soup)
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Recipe type: Main Entree
Cuisine: Filipino
Yield: 6 Servings
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled and minced
  • 1 small onion, peeled and sliced thinly
  • 2 medium Roma tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon fish sauce
  • 3 cans (5.5 ounces each) tomato-based Sardines
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 ounces miswa noodles
  • salt and pepper to taste
  1. In a pot over medium heat, heat oil. Add onions and garlic and saute until limp. Add tomatoes and continue to cook, mashing with the back of spoon, until slightly softened. Add fish sauce and cook, stirring occasionally, for about 1 to 2 minutes.
  2. Add sardines and water. Bring to a boil. Add miswa and cook, stirring occasionally, for about 2 to 4 minutes or until noodles are just softened. Season with salt and pepper.
This soup is best enjoyed hot from the stove. If reheating, add more water and adjust salt and pepper as desired
Recipe by kawaling pinoy at