Asian Tuna Salad


It's spicy and super-addictive! Serve with lettuce as lettuce wraps. Great with crackers and pita bread, too.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
20 mins
1 quart


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

  • ½ cup sweetened dried cranberries (such as Craisins®)

  • ½ cup finely chopped carrot

  • ¼ cup chopped green onions

  • ¼ cup finely chopped cilantro

  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds

  • 1 ½ teaspoons ground ginger

  • 1 ½ teaspoons ground red chile pepper

  • ¾ teaspoon kosher salt

  • ½ cup light mayonnaise

  • ¼ cup Asian chile paste (such as sambal oelek)

  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil

  • 1 tablespoon light soy sauce

  • 1 tablespoon honey


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

  2. 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
7g Fat
10g Carbs
14g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 156
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g 9%
Saturated Fat 1g 7%
Cholesterol 19mg 6%
Sodium 306mg 13%
Total Carbohydrate 10g 4%
Dietary Fiber 1g 2%
Total Sugars 7g
Protein 14g
Vitamin C 1mg 5%
Calcium 18mg 1%
Iron 1mg 6%
Potassium 168mg 4%

* 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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