Potato Salad with Sardines

50 min

Comfort food with a Norwegian twist. The Cracked Pepper Sardines give this recipe delicious, aromatic punch. But you can also use Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Mediterranean Style, or Mustard Sardines to suit your taste.


6-8 servings

1 can King Oscar Sardines with Cracked Pepper
1-1/2 pounds yellow and red potatoes
1 cup fresh peas
1 small red onion, thinly sliced
1/3 cup Kalamata olives, pitted
2 tbsp salted capers, well rinsed and drained
1/3 cup chopped flat-leaf parsley
Pinch of crushed red pepper flakes
Cracked pepper reserved from can
1/4 cup olive oil, including oil reserved from can
Juice of one lemon
3 tbsp sherry vinegar
Coarse salt

Here's what you do...

  • 1 Cook potatoes until tender. Drain and let cool enough to handle.
  • 2 Peel and cube potatoes, place into mixing bowl.
  • 3 Add the peas, onion, olives, capers, parsley, red pepper, and cracked pepper.
  • 4 Pour in oil, lemon juice and vinegar. Season to taste with salt
  • 5 Toss gently.
  • 6 Transfer to serving dish.
  • 7 Add sardines, let sit for 30 minutes, serve at room temperature.
Royal hints
Try adding sliced boiled egg along with the sardines, simply delicious with the cracked pepper flavor!