Who knew that a humble staple like a can of tuna could be transformed into such a snazzy lunch or brunch? The Asian flavor is subtle, making the fresh albacore tuna the star!

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Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
cook:
5 mins
total:
20 mins
Servings:
2
Yield:
2 servings
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Ingredients

2
Original recipe yields 2 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
Tuna:
Dressing:
Garnish:

Directions

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  • Place the red onion, red bell pepper, peas, ginger, carrots, salt, and pepper in a medium bowl. Stir together, and then fold in the tuna.

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  • In a small bowl, whisk the sesame oil, rice vinegar, lime juice, and Sriracha®. Pour over the tuna mixture and toss gently, trying not to break up the tuna.

  • Add a tablespoon of vinegar to a pan of lightly-salted water and bring it to a gentle simmer, not a hard boil (you'll see little bubbles in the pan). Crack each egg into a ramekin. Stir the water in a wide circle (like a whirlpool), and then slide in the egg; repeat for the second egg. Poach the eggs at a simmer for 4-5 minutes for soft yolks. Remove the poached eggs with a slotted spoon to a paper towel and allow to drain.

  • To serve, top half of an English muffin with half of the tuna mixture, place a poached egg on top, and then sprinkle with the chopped cilantro and black sesame seeds.

Cook's Notes:

Another nice topping on the poached egg would be a drizzle of light peanut sauce and some chopped peanuts. For a lower carb version, you also could eliminate the English muffin, serve the tuna mixture and poached egg over a base of fresh baby spinach leaves and thinly-sliced cucumbers.

Nutrition Facts

241 calories; protein 25.8g 52% DV; carbohydrates 15.5g 5% DV; fat 7.5g 12% DV; cholesterol 217.6mg 73% DV; sodium 461.5mg 19% DV. Full Nutrition
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Rating: 5 stars
10/12/2018
Really nice flavours. I used left over salmon and turned out amazing. I also used a toasted bun as I didn t have any English muffins. This recipe has a lot of flavours. I would make again. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
03/27/2017
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Rating: 5 stars
10/12/2018
Really nice flavours. I used left over salmon and turned out amazing. I also used a toasted bun as I didn t have any English muffins. This recipe has a lot of flavours. I would make again. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
05/29/2016
This is a tasty way to eat tuna! It has SO much flavor going on I didn't think to add salt. I did toast my English muffins first. I had a little too much liquid in the sauce -even after draining the tuna - so I think maybe another can of tuna may be needed. Read More
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