Portuguese Sardines | Frozen Box | Wild Caught | X24
Portuguese Sardines | Frozen Box | Wild Caught | X24
Portuguese Sardines | Frozen Box | Wild Caught | X24
Portuguese Sardines | Frozen Box | Wild Caught | X24
Portuguese Sardines | Frozen Box | Wild Caught | X24

Portuguese Sardines | Frozen Box | Wild caught | x24

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  • About

    DISCOVER AN AUTHENTIC TASTE OF PORTUGAL

    Our Portuguese sardines are fresh caught in the Atlantic Ocean off the west coast of Portugal and Morocco, and immediately frozen to preserve their distinctive, salty flavour. Sardines have long been a staple for the people of Portugal whose history is tied to the cold Atlantic Ocean where these fish flourish. The Portuguese prefer to enjoy their Sardines whole, grilled over hot coals. 

    CONTENT

    24x Portuguese Sardines (approx. 1700g-1900g) 2 packs of 12 each

  • Instructions

    Your Portuguese sardines will arrive frozen, simply store in your freezer (up to 3 months) and use at your leisure. It is best to remove product from packaging to defrost, simply place on a tray in your fridge and allow to thaw slowly.

    Any special requests or instructions can be left in the NOTES section at the Checkout. Eg: Your doorbell does not work, you require a phone call before the order arrives, you would like the fillets / steaks vacuum packed seperately or cut into smaller portions etc.

  • Eco rating

    European Sardine are caught by purse seine nets which are set around a school of fish in the surface to mid-water. Discard rates in this type of fishing is low and an impact on endangered, threatened or protected species is unlikely. Bycatch of non-target species is also considered to be low.

    ECOSYSTEM IMPACT : Medium

    GEAR USED : Trawl

    SUPPORTING LOCALS : No

    DISTANCE TRAVELLED : 5000km+

    DOLPHIN / TURTLE IMPACT : Medium

    REPRODUCTION POTENTIAL : High

  • Fishwife Recipes

    Traditional Grilled Sardines

    Grilled sardines are quick and easy to make, and generally how they are eaten in Portugal. See how in this recipe from The Fishwife. You will need:

    • 24 fresh caught Portuguese sardines
    • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
    • Salt
    • Freshly ground pepper
    • A handful of fresh rosemary sprigs
    • Lemon wedges

    Preparation:

    1. Prepare a hot grill, making sure the grill is oiled. Rinse the sardines, and dry with paper towels. Toss with the olive oil, and season with salt and pepper.
    2. When the grill is ready, toss the rosemary sprigs directly on the fire. Wait for the flames to die down, then place the sardines directly over the heat, in batches if necessary. Grill for a minute or two on each side, depending on the size. Transfer from the grill to a platter using tongs or a wide metal spatula and serve with lemon wedges.
  • Delivery

    R65 same-day packaging & delivery fee

     CBD | Southern Suburbs | Houtbay | Plattekloof 

         Deep South | Table View, Blouberg, Melkbos | Durbanville 

             Stellenbosch | Somerset West | Franschhoek | Paarl 

            All zoned areas: Monday to Friday

            • Order before 11am and receive your delivery the same day.
            • Order after 11am and receive your delivery the following delivery day.
            • Please note we do not deliver on Saturday, Sunday and Public holidays
            • Re-delivery fee may apply if delivery cannot be taken between delivery times (14:00 - 17:00) without any prior arrangement and a delivery was attempted. Email [email protected] or call 063 666 2802

            We are working hard to extend our range. If you live outside our current delivery range but think there is significant demand in your area, please contact us.

             

          Customer Reviews
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          AM
          08/04/2022
          Ak M.
          South Africa

          You guys are amazing. I will never buy fish any other way. Really very impressed. Profesional, amazing quality and packaging. Prompt delivery.

          MB
          24/02/2022
          Marika B.
          South Africa South Africa

          Wow

          I ordered in the morning and a few hours later it was delivered. Sealed in a styrofoam box. Product was as expected. Price was better than at the local market. First time ordering and very impressed.

          MB
          15/01/2022
          Michael B.
          South Africa South Africa

          For Man and Beast

          I first had real sardines in Algeciras, Spain in 1982 until that time being from USA I thought sardines only came in a tin! Every time I have Greenfish Sardines I think about my trips to Spain as a young Merchant Navy Engineer. They are delicious but the best part is sharing them with my dogs who gulp them down raw barely defrosted for a huge protein boost. Great as a starter to any Piri Piri style braai!

          AH
          16/12/2021
          Anneke H.
          South Africa South Africa

          So pleased!

          Team at Green Fish, We are so appreciative and happy to have found you. We have been looking for a responsible and ethical way to source our fish and are committed to supporting your work moving forward. Between the ease of ordering, the swiftness of delivery, and the quality of the product, we could not be happier. Thank you and we look forward to being a consistent customer.

          M
          24/09/2021
          Martina
          South Africa South Africa

          Love the sardines

          Thank you for your amazing service! Very speedy delivery and a top quality product!

          MD
          31/08/2021
          Maria D.
          South Africa South Africa

          Tasty sardines

          We had the sardines grilled with just salt and olive oil. The sardines were very tasty I would recommend them to anyone that enjoys sardines

          ID
          26/08/2021
          Ian D.
          South Africa South Africa

          Excellent service and products

          Dear Greenfish Staff, I recently received delivery in Stellenbosch on my first order placed this morning with Greenfish. Outstanding service. Excellent packaging. Very courteous driver. Super excellent product - Salmon and Sardines. If this is your standard, you can be assured of a life-long customer and promoter of Greefish as an exemplary/preferred supplier. Well done. Very impressive. Thank you. Ian Dean

          CV
          23/06/2021
          Chris v.
          South Africa South Africa

          sardines , the real deal

          perfectly frozen, great size. If it's the authentic Portuguese sardine on the grill experience you are looking for, this is it, you can't do better unless you catch them yourself. Super fast delivery , full marks

          HV
          03/06/2021
          Hanna V.
          South Africa South Africa

          I am a fan

          Thank you for my prompt delivery...i am impressed. Loved the way you packed and display the sardines....beautiful...

          KM
          27/05/2021
          keren M.
          South Africa South Africa

          Tasty

          Well packed. Very accommodating service

          JT
          26/05/2021
          Jose T.
          South Africa South Africa

          Fantastic Portuguese sardines

          Green Fish were quick with their delivery. The Portuguese Sardines were in good shape - nice and big. Thank you very much.

          AS
          10/04/2021
          Anna S.
          South Africa South Africa

          Best fish and best service. Thank you guys

          Best service in Western Cape � Thank you guys for your service ���

          RD
          09/04/2021
          Robert D.
          South Africa South Africa

          Portuguese Sardines

          I grilled these in the oven on Good Friday and they were absolutely fantastic. I have another packet which I will be doing over the coals soon. Great product!!

          AS
          27/03/2021
          Anna S.
          South Africa South Africa

          Best Fish

          Best Fish and amazing quick service. Very helpful. Hight quality and hight recommend. Your star. Вкусненькие море продукты. Очень быстро реагируют на заказ, лучший сервис и очень дружелюбные. Кстати доставка моментальная. Рекомендую с большой буквы!

          AT
          12/03/2021
          Angela T.
          South Africa South Africa

          Angela Tomaz Sardines

          The product was great. Packaging very professional and service was excellent.

          KM
          03/03/2021
          keren M.
          South Africa South Africa

          Excellent

          My order was well packed and the sardines were very tasty.

          BU
          12/02/2021
          Bianca U.
          South Africa South Africa

          Morocco meets Portugal

          Cleaning the fish is no problem, scaled fish would have been first prize but nonetheless it wasn't a difficult task. The fish itself handled brilliantly on the braai and we loved it. Salt and pepper and natural taste combined beautifully with mint and olive Cous Cous.

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          MS
          26/01/2021
          Margot S.
          South Africa South Africa

          Beyond impressed

          I was beyond impressed with Greenfish’s excellent products and service. I ordered the Portuguese Sardines and Yellowfish box and was delighted with both the contents of my order, as well as the quick turn-around-time. Thanks Greenfish team!

          MH
          21/01/2021
          Michelle H.
          South Africa South Africa

          Excellent quality

          The bar is set, so long as you don't mind the de-scaling and gutting.

          L
          03/01/2021
          Lola
          South Africa South Africa

          Really fresh!

          Was really surprised that these sardines were so lovely and fresh, even though they were frozen - good size too. Will definitely order them again � Very happy!

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