Ginisang Misua at Sardinas by Rice N Dine

Ginisang Misua at Sardinas

Quick and easy – these two words best describe this recipe. I know I have called our other recipe easy too but trust me, cooking this is such a breeze. If you have ten minutes or less to prepare a dish good for around six people, Ginisang Misua at Sardinas will be your savior. This dish is also very affordable. Can you imagine how a dollar can go a long way?

This is also a great place to start if you are just starting out on your cooking. The steps are pretty straightforward and unintimidating. The tomato-based sardines are a staple in the Filipino household, lining our kitchen drawers, ever ready to be opened and enjoyed. The noodles used in this recipe is also very accessible, available in the largest supermarkets down to the littlest sari-sari store near our homes.


As always, give us a shoutout if you get the chance to try this. We’d looooove to hear from you! 🙂

Ginisang Misua at Sardinas

  • Servings: 4-6
  • Difficulty: easy
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  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled and minced
  • 1/2 medium bulb onion, peeled and chopped
  • 1 can (5.5oz) tomato-based Sardines
  • 2 oz misua noodles
  • cooking oil
  • fish sauce or salt
  • pepper


  1. In a pot over medium heat, sauté the onions and garlic.
  2. Pour the sauce of the sardines in the pot with 2 cups of water. Bring to boil.
  3. Add the misua noodles in the pot. Stir occasionally for 5 minutes or until the noodles soften.
  4. Put the remaining sardines from the can. Season with fish sauce or salt, and pepper. Serve warm and enjoy!


Ginisa – sautĂ©d
Misua – Misua is a very thin variety of salted Chinese noodles made from wheat flour.
Sardinas – also known as Sardines; Term used to refer to various small, oily fish


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