Spicy Tuna Salad

  • Difficulty: Basic
  • 25 minutes
  • 2 servings

Say hello to a delicious and healthy tuna salad. For an unforgettable taste coat your tuna with a ground mixture made from mustard seeds and peppercorns. This, together with the boiled egg, greatly enhances the vegetable goodie combo.

Ingredients Needed for Spicy Tuna Salad

For the coating mixture:

2 teaspoons of mustard seeds
1 teaspoon black peppercorns

For the tuna:

1 tablespoon olive oil
10 ounces of tuna (2 pieces 5-ounce each)

For the salad:

6 ounces of iceberg lettuce
3 ounces of cherry tomatoes
3 ounces of pitted green olives
3 ounces of pitted black olives
½ medium cucumber, thinly sliced
1 small yellow bell pepper, julienned

For the dressing:

1 teaspoon mustard
2 teaspoons of olive oil
1 boiled egg, halved (for serving)

How to Cook Spicy Tuna Salad

  1. For the coating mixture:

    Add the mustard and peppercorn seeds to a grinding mortar. Season with salt and grind. Spread the ground mixture on the work surface.

  2. For the tuna:

    Heat the olive oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add the tuna and fry for 6 minutes on each side.

  3. Transfer the cooked tuna pieces on the work surface an coat them with ground mixture. Cube them and set them aside.
  4. For the salad:

    Add the ingredients for the salad to a bowl. Mix the mustard and olive oil, together with some salt, into a small bowl. Add this dressing to the salad bowl. Mix all using two spatulas.

  5. Add the cubed tuna and mix more. Finally, add the boiled egg and serve.

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