Spicy Tuna Salad: An Exciting Twist on Classic Comfort Food
Nothing quite compares to a classic tuna salad sandwich, a nostalgic comfort food and a lunch staple that many of us fondly remember from childhood. But, if you’re looking to add some flavor and excitement, then try out my version of the classic: Spicy Tuna Salad!
-2 cans of tuna, drained
-3 tablespoons of mayonnaise, or more to taste
-2 tablespoons of Dijon mustard
-1 teaspoon of honey
-1 teaspoon of garlic powder
-1/2 teaspoon of chili powder
-1/4 teaspoon of cayenne pepper
-2 tablespoons of shallots, minced
-1/2 cup of celery, diced
-Salt & pepper to taste
1. In a medium bowl, combine the tuna, mayonnaise, mustard, honey, garlic powder, chili powder, cayenne pepper, shallots, and celery.
2. Gently mix all the ingredients together, making sure that there are no lumps.
3. Once the mixture is evenly blended, season with salt and pepper to taste.
4. Serve your Spicy Tuna Salad on a bed of romaine lettuce, with some freshly toasted bread, or in between two slices of your favorite sandwich bread.
Spicy Tuna Salad is an exciting departure from the classic tuna salad sandwich. It packs a delicious punch of heat from the cayenne pepper and chili powder, along with a unique blend of flavors from the Dijon mustard and honey. The combination of tuna and crunchy vegetables creates a creamy and satisfying texture,that will make this sandwich a favorite. Plus, it’s a great way to mix up the flavors at lunchtime without sacrificing the familiar taste of a favorite classic.
This recipe is also the perfect introduction to global flavors. With its use of distinctive spices, it is inspired by the Mediterranean, the Caribbean, and other international cuisines. If you want to explore more recipes from around the world, try my Green Curry Chicken Thighs, a Southeast Asian-inspired dish that’s bursting with flavor.
Either way, I guarantee that Spicy Tuna Salad will be a hit with your family, friends, and co-workers alike. Enjoy!