Asian Tuna Salad

Asian Tuna Salad

Asian Tuna Salad is a light, fresh and healthy dish that can be served as either an appetizer or main course. The recipe contains ingredients like rice noodles, soy sauce, sesame oil, chopped green onions and more. One of the most important parts of this recipe is to make sure it’s fully mixed together before serving the salad.
prep: 20 mins total: 20 mins Servings: 12 Yield: 1 quart


½ cup light mayonnaise

¼ cup chopped green onions

½ cup sweetened dried cranberries (such as Craisins®)

5 (5 ounce) cans chunk light tuna in water, drained and flaked

1 ½ teaspoons ground red chile pepper

¼ cup finely chopped cilantro

2 tablespoons sesame oil

1 tablespoon sesame seeds

½ cup finely chopped carrot

1 tablespoon honey

¾ teaspoon kosher salt

1 ½ teaspoons ground ginger

1 tablespoon light soy sauce

¼ cup Asian chile paste (such as sambal oelek)


Mix tuna, cranberries, carrot, green onions, cilantro, sesame seeds, ginger, ground chile pepper, and kosher salt together in a large bowl.

Whisk mayonnaise, chile paste, sesame oil, soy sauce, and honey together in a separate bowl; add to tuna mixture and stir to coat.

Nutrition Facts:

Per Serving: 156 calories; protein 13.8g; carbohydrates 10.4g; fat 7.1g; cholesterol 19.2mg; sodium 305.8mg.

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