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from [EleanorCook]
Thai Tuna Salad

Thai Tuna Salad

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

  • Yield: 1 serving


  • 2 can(s) tuna


2 (7-oz.) cans chunk tuna, drained

3 tablespoons Thai fish sauce

3 tablespoons fresh lime juice

1 tablespoon light brown sugar

2 tablespoons thinly sliced shallots or red onion

2 green onions thinly sliced crosswise

1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger

1 tablespoon coarsely chopped roasted, salted peanuts

1/2 to 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes

2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro + cilantro for garnish


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.

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