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Tuna Fish Special

Rated as 4.43 out of 5 Stars

"THIS WAS my children's favorite salad when they were growing up. Whenever we would go on a picnic, they requested the 'tuna fish special'. The variety of flavors gives it a special taste everyone loves. No matter how many different tuna salad recipes I've tried, this one still tops our list! -Gerry Tressler, St. Petersburg, Florida"
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10 m servings
Original recipe yields 2 servings


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  1. In a bowl, combine tuna, peas, celery and onions. In another bowl, combine mayonnaise, lemon juice, soy sauce, curry powder and garlic powder; stir into tuna mixture. stir in almonds; top with noodles. Serve on lettuce if desired.


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Excellent dish. Family really enjoyed it, especially my husband. Things I did different (what I had in pantry), used spaghetti instead of chow mein, and no almonds. Definitely a staple in my rec...

Usually, tuna salad recipes are too boring to keep and use again, but I'm saving this one!!! It was very flavorful without using too many herbs. I added half a chopped tomato, some chopped pin...

I made this for my family and it was very easy to make. I used half light mayo and half light Miracle Whip because my son likes it. The curry powder and lemon juice gave it a spicy kick, and t...

This is a GREAT recipe! My family is very particular, so I did not add the peas, celery or green onions. My husband does not like curry so I substituted the curry with Dijon Mustard. I added ...

Only used 1/2 the mayo called for and added pepper. Really liked this dish. Will make it again.

A friend of mine made this and I literally begged for the recipe. This recipe is amazing! I use light mayo. to make it a little healthier. My 3 year old even gobbles it up! Of course we pretend ...

Wow! I'm not a particularly big fan of tuna salad, but this is a keeper! It was easy to make, with standard kitchen ingredients. There was no fishy taste, and the curry was very subtle. Great...

added black olives - sub. chow mein with spiral pasta, which is what I had in the computer. We all really liked it. A little different that traditional thats loaded with garlic. Will make aga...

This was basically a suped up tuna salad, it was good, but I think that I am more of a just tuna, mayo, relish, and egg kind of girl.