Sardine Fish Tacos with Fruit Salsa

15 min

This has to be the easiest way to make the best fish tacos ever! Thanks to King Oscar’s Sardines with Hot Jalapeño Peppers, your culinary trip to Mexico starts about as fast as you can open a can of sardines.


4 servings

1 can King Oscar Sardines with Jalapeño Peppers, drained
8 taco shells or small corn tortillas (4-5” diameter)
1 can (16 oz) black beans
1 cup green and purple cabbage, shredded
Jalapeño peppers, reserved from can
2 tsp olive oil, reserved from can
1 tbsp fresh lime juice
Fresh cilantro

2 plum tomatoes, diced
1 mango, peeled and diced
1 onion, chopped
1 cup diced watermelon, optional
Juice of 1 lime
1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
1 tsp fresh grated ginger, optional

Here's what you do...

  • 1 Combine salsa ingredients, set aside.
  • 2 In a small saucepan, gently heat the beans.
  • 3 Meanwhile, in a medium bowl, gently combine cabbage, jalapeño peppers, olive oil, and lime juice.
  • 4 Fill taco shells or tortillas with beans, top with slaw mixture, then sardines, then salsa.
  • 5 Garnish with cilantro.
Royal hints
Try topping each taco with a dollop of low-fat sour cream.