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
- 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.
- For the tuna:
Heat the olive oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add the tuna and fry for 6 minutes on each side.
- Transfer the cooked tuna pieces on the work surface an coat them with ground mixture. Cube them and set them aside.
- 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.
- Add the cubed tuna and mix more. Finally, add the boiled egg and serve.