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Sardine Tacos Recipe: A Mexican Twist on a Classic Dish

April 30, 2023

Sardine Tacos Recipe: A Mexican Twist on a Classic Dish - Global Seafoods North America

Sardine Tacos Recipe

Sardine Tacos Recipe: A Mexican Twist on a Classic Dish

Tacos are a beloved dish worldwide, and with good reason! They're versatile, easy to make, and delicious. But have you ever tried sardine tacos? This unique twist on a classic recipe will delight your taste buds with a Mexican flair. Here's how to make them:


  • 1 can of sardines in oil, drained
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon cumin
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 8 small corn tortillas
  • 1/2 cup chopped cilantro
  • 1 lime, cut into wedges


  1. Heat the olive oil in a pan over medium heat. Add the onion and garlic and sauté for 3-5 minutes until they are soft and fragrant.
  2. Add the sardines, chili powder, cumin, salt, and pepper to the pan. Break up the sardines with a fork and mix well.
  3. Cook for 3-5 minutes until the sardines are heated through.
  4. Warm the tortillas in a separate pan or in the microwave.
  5. Divide the sardine mixture evenly among the tortillas.
  6. Top with cilantro and a squeeze of lime juice.


Q: Can I use fresh sardines instead of canned?

A: Absolutely! Just make sure to clean and debone them before cooking.

Q: Can I use flour tortillas instead of corn?

A: Sure, but corn tortillas are more authentic and have a better flavor.

Q: What else can I add to my sardine tacos?

A: Avocado, tomato, shredded cabbage, or hot sauce would all be great additions.


Sardine tacos are a unique and delicious twist on a classic dish. This recipe is simple, easy to make, and perfect for your next dinner party. With a few simple ingredients and a little bit of Mexican flair, you'll have a meal that's sure to impress. Give it a try and let us know what you think!

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