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Thai Spicy Tuna Lettuce Wraps

Rated as 4.6 out of 5 Stars

"Canned tuna, chilies, green onion, sesame oil and a spicy mayo on top of lettuce leaves turns this into a great appetizer or even a light meal. My family said, 'It's so good you can't tell it's canned tuna.'"
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20 m servings 242
Original recipe yields 4 servings


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  1. Make the spicy mayo by mixing the sriracha, mayo and Asian red chili paste together; refrigerate to chill.
  2. Empty drained tuna into a large bowl. Break up tuna into large chunks.
  3. Add 2/3 of the green onions to the tuna; reserve the rest for garnish.
  4. Add the jalapeno, red bell pepper, red onion, shredded carrot, Thai basil and cilantro to the tuna and gently mix together, being careful not to break the tuna apart too much.
  5. In a small bowl whisk together lime juice, sesame oil, Asian chili paste, sesame seeds, sugar, garlic, salt, and pepper. Pour dressing over tuna and mix carefully.
  6. Spoon tuna mixture onto lettuce leaves and top with Spicy Mayo and reserved green onions.
  7. Garnish with cilantro or Thai basil if you like.


  • Cook's Notes:
  • Use Thai chilies instead of jalapeno for a bit more authentic spicy flavor.
  • 4 servings for meal / 8 servings for an appetizer

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 242 calories; 7.7 14.6 26.8 48 1250 Full nutrition

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I thought I had reviewed this before. This is excellent! I followed the directions and can not think of a change I could or would make. For those who do not like heat,you could cut back on the J...

both my husband i found it dry.. I added much more mayo and that helped. I might try adding more lime juice next time.

Super easy to make - quick, the only thing I did was adjust the chili paste. Personal preference of not as spicy. DEF making again

Flavour is great, and the Tuna is perfect to pre-prep and have it for lunches.

Made it twice now and it's fantastic!