Thai Tuna Salad

from the kitchen of One Perfect Bite, adapted from a recipe by Nancie McDermott

Yield: 1 serving
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  • 2 can(s) tuna


  1. 2 (7-oz.) cans chunk tuna, drained
  2. 3 tablespoons Thai fish sauce
  3. 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  4. 1 tablespoon light brown sugar
  5. 2 tablespoons thinly sliced shallots or red onion
  6. 2 green onions thinly sliced crosswise
  7. 1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger
  8. 1 tablespoon coarsely chopped roasted, salted peanuts
  9. 1/2 to 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  10. 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro + cilantro for garnish

  11. Directions:
  12. Combine tuna, fish sauce, lime juice, sugar, shallots, green onions, ginger, peanuts, pepper flakes and 2 tablespoons cilantro in a medium bowl. Toss gently to season tuna. Let stand for 10 to 15 minutes or chill for up to 2 days. Served chilled or at room temperature with lettuce leaves, pita bread or flour tortillas. Yield: 4 servings.
March 2012

This recipe is a personal recipe added by EleanorCook and has not been tested or endorsed by MyRecipes.

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