Spicy Mexican Tuna Salad Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Spicy Mexican Tuna Salad Recipe
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Spicy Mexican Tuna Salad

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"Spice up your tuna fish with this easy modified recipe that one of my student's families made for me - authentic Mexican! Serve with tortilla chips."

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  • PREP

    10 mins

    10 mins


  1. Mix tuna, peas, chipotle peppers, mayonnaise, dried minced onion, garlic salt, and black pepper in a bowl until thoroughly combined.
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Jul 10, 2012

I only used one pepper and it was still really spicy.

Apr 28, 2015

Quite delicious. I made this as written, using the suggested 'more to taste' 2 chipotle peppers. It was a really nice change for tuna salad. We packed it in our lunches, one day on a wrap with lettuce and tomato slices and the next day a top of a bed of lettuce as a salad. We enjoyed it both ways. The next time I'm going to add a stalk of celery as we like the crunch it adds to tuna.


4 Ratings

Dec 15, 2014

I altered this quite a bit. Omitted the peas and added a couple stalks of chopped celery. I take Chipotles in Adobo sauce and chop them up in a little food processor. Take a portion of the mixture and wrap it in a 10 inch tortilla with some shredded cheddar cheese (and hot pepper rings if you want). Bake that in a toaster oven until the tortilla is just crispy. I would never have put the tuna and chipotles together without this recipe!

Feb 01, 2014

Great! Loved the spiciness. I would have never thought to put peas in my tuna


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  • Calories
  • 53 kcal
  • 3%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 3 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol
  • 7 mg
  • 2%
  • Fat
  • 1.7 g
  • 3%
  • Fiber
  • 0.9 g
  • 4%
  • Protein
  • 6.4 g
  • 13%
  • Sodium
  • 99 mg
  • 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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