Spicy Tuna Fish Sandwich


This is similar to classic tuna fish salad but with a kick. My boyfriend made this when we were out of relish and decided to substitute with jalapenos. It was awesome! I added the relish back in to give it a sweetness along with the spiciness.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
10 mins
4 servings


  • 1 (12 ounce) can tuna, drained

  • ¼ cup Cheddar cheese crumbles (Optional)

  • 8 slices jarred jalapeno pepper, diced, or more to taste

  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise, or to taste

  • 1 tablespoon pickle relish

  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice (Optional)

  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 8 slices bread, toasted


  1. Stir tuna, Cheddar cheese, diced jalapeno, mayonnaise, relish, lemon juice, and pepper together in a bowl. Spread tuna mixture on a slice of toast and top with remaining slice to make a sandwich.

Cook's Note:

You can eat the tuna on bread, toast, or cook it like a grilled cheese sandwich to make a tuna melt.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

322 Calories
11g Fat
28g Carbs
28g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 322
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 11g 14%
Saturated Fat 3g 16%
Cholesterol 37mg 12%
Sodium 637mg 28%
Total Carbohydrate 28g 10%
Dietary Fiber 2g 5%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 28g
Vitamin C 3mg 13%
Calcium 148mg 11%
Iron 4mg 19%
Potassium 282mg 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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