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Slices of toasted bread topped with bibb lettuce and sardine salad.

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Spicy Sardine Salad Sandwich

This brightly-flavored Spicy Sardine Salad Sandwich offers a punch of heat with spanish-style sardines. It also offers a healthy dose of Omega-3 fatty acids.


  • 2 cans of King Oscar's Spanish Style Skinless and Boneless Sardines, drained, If you don't want the heat, go for King Oscar's Skinless and Boneless Sardines in Olive Oil
  • 1 TBSP of mayonnaise , You can add extra if you like it extra creamy
  • 1 TBSP stone ground mustard, You can also use Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 cup thinly sliced scallions
  • 1 rib of celery, diced
  • 1 TBSP drained capers
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • 1 TBSP freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 2 TBSP chopped fresh parsley
  • 4 slices of whole grain bread, toasted

Optional sandwich add ons.

  • Bibb lettuce
  • Tomatoes
  • Thinly sliced red onions


  • Place all of the ingredients from the drained sardines to the chopped fresh parsley into a large mixing bowl. (You can include the pepper, carrot, and pickle from the sardine can; simply cut them up beforehand.)
  • With a fork, mix all of the ingredients in the bowl until well combined, flaking the sardines as you go.
  • Toast your whole grain bread until just golden and crisp.
  • Scoop the sardine salad evenly onto a slice of toasted bread, top with your preferred sandwich add ons, and close the sandwich up with another slice of toasted bread. Enjoy!


This Spicy Sardine Salad will stay good in an airtight container in the fridge for 3-4 days.