"A fast and easy tuna dish with a creamy curry sauce. Serve over rice pilaf." — sal
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chopped green bell pepper
1 (6 ounce) can
tuna, drained and flaked
I made this the diet way, swapping 1 TB olive oil for the butter and using nonfat yogurt instead of sour cream. Served over basmati rice, it was a delicious (and easy) lunch for a cold, rainy, Fall day.
Tried this last night. I used olive oil instead of butter, and ended up adding some canned tomatoes because the sour cream flavor was pretty overwhelming. It turned out alright, but this was definately far too sour creamy and not enough curry. Stil, tasted pretty good with some brown rice and a little salt.
I will make this again, but I'll use plain yogurt next time and plan on adding tomatoes ahead of time.
What a unique flavor! As written, it's somewhat bland; but I followed the suggestions below and doubled the curry powder and added a teaspoon of cumin (which proved to be just a little too much). Amazing! A dash of cayenne masks the offputting fishiness of chunk light tuna (i.e. the cheap stuff) and adds a nice bite. I'm sure it'd be even better with solid white albacore. Dicing the onions and peppers adds a nice texture. Definitely a keeper for great sandwiches during Lent.
I was delightfully surprised by how well this turned out. It's a quick, tasty, high-protein meal that I will probably make again and again. I like spicey food, so I tripled the curry powder and added some cumin and chili peppers as well. I fried some tomatoes in with the onion and garlic, and added two tablespoons of brown sugar to cut the sourness of the sour cream a little. The best part was how juicy and tasty the canned tuna turned out to be. Thanks for posting it!
Hubby and I decided to rate this a 4 for what it is -- "tuna curry in a hurry." It's not a gourmet meal -- it's a quick, but very good, satisfying meal when you're in the mood for something a little different. I did make a few adjustments -- I doubled the amount of peppers, onions and garlic which I sauteed in 1 Tbsp. butter and 1 Tbsp. olive oil. I then used the full cup of light sour cream, 2 pkgs. of white albacore tuna, 1 1/2 Tbsp. curry, 1/4 tsp. cumin, and then a dash or two of cayenne pepper. We served the mixture over egg noodles. Really good -- and again something different than your norm. Thanks for the recipe!
Oh my! This was delicious! My husband actually wanted me to make it again the next night! I varied the recipe a little. I used half the sour cream and stirred it till it was smooth and melty then added two and a half cups water, and half a bag of egg noodles. I stirred it all together and brought it to a boil, I let it simmer for about 8 minutes, then served. It was like home-made tuna helper. I added a little more curry and also some lemon pepper for a little zing. It was wonderful! I will definately make it again...hopefully not two nights in a row though.:)
This was excellent!!! I agree with HOLLMART in making this the diet way, swapping 1 TB olive oil for the butter, I also took DANGEROUSPENGUIN suggestion and I tripled the curry powder and added a tsp each of cumin and cayenne pepper as well. Served over basmati rice, WOW Wee!!! Supreme dish! I also tried it ITSMEJEWELS1127 way with 1/2 the sour cream and added two and a half cups water and half a bag of egg noodles and simmered it down, the best Curry Tuna Helper I ever had!!! Thank You All!!!
Thanks for the recipe.
I did make quite a few changes to it, and will probably make a few more in order to make it again. I'll reiterate the fact that unless you are a die hard sour cream fan, which before this recipe I thought I was, cut WAY back on the sour cream. Half a cup and I still thought it was a bit sour. Didn't have bell peppers, but I had an abundance of carrots; threw those in. Added an extra can of tuna, 1 1/2 tbp curry, some shakes of chili powder, cayenne, lemon pepper. Great idea with rice; had mine w/ garlic fried rice and tossed in some corn. Good complete meal and pretty damn easy. I'll definitely try it again.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Tuna Curry in a Hurry
Serving Size: 1/4 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 4
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 165
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