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Tuna Street Tacos

You are standing at the intersection of indulgent tuna perfection and simple Tijuana street food. Give your taste buds the green light!


  • 1 jar King Oscar Yellowfin Tuna in Extra Virgin Olive Oil with Jalapeño Peppers
  • 4 street taco size corn tortillas (about 4.5” diameter)
  • 1 Roma tomato, diced
  • 1/2 small red onion, diced
  • 1/2 cup fresh or canned corn kernels
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • Cotija cheese
  • Smoked paprika
  • Small bunch of cilantro, roughly chopped

Cabbage Slaw

  • 2 cups shredded green cabbage
  • 1/2 cup purple cabbage
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced whites and greens
  • 1 jalapeño pepper, thinly sliced
  • 2 tbsp lime juice (about 1 lime)
  • 2 tbsp avocado oil (or vegetable oil)
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Avocado-Lime Crema

  • 2 large avocados, peeled and pitted
  • 1/4 cup cilantro (optional)
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 3 tbsp lime juice (about 1-1/2 limes)
  • 1 clove garlic
  • Salt to taste


25 min




  1. Add all ingredients for avocado lime crema into a food processor or blender and blend until smooth. Set aside in a bowl or jar, cover and refrigerate until ready to assemble tacos.
  2. Finely shred green and purple cabbage and place in large non-reactive bowl of ice-cold water for about 15 minutes. Drain well and spin dry. Toss with remaining slaw ingredients and set aside.
  3. In small pan, heat butter over medium-high heat. Add corn and cook for about 5-10 minutes until golden and caramelized. Remove from heat and set aside.
  4. To assemble tacos, toast tortillas in dry skillet over medium-high heat. Drizzle all with crema and place a fillet on each.
  5. Top with slaw, sprinkle on roasted corn, diced tomato, and diced onion, sprinkle with cotija cheese, smoked paprika, and chopped cilantro.


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