Tuna Salad

Bread croutons add a delicious crunch to this fantastic tuna salad. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

New Update
Tuna Salad

Main Ingredients Tuna, White bread slices
Cuisine Fusion
Course Salads
Prep Time 0-5 minutes
Cook time 21-25 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Non Veg

Ingredients list for Tuna Salad

  • 1 cup Tuna canned
  • 4 White bread slices
  • 6 Garlic cloves
  • 1 teaspoon tablespoons Olive oil
  • 10-12 Cherry tomatoes
  • 5-6 Iceberg lettuce leaves
  • 5-6 Rocket leaves
  • 5-6 Black olives pitted
  • 5-6 Green olives pitted
  • 4-5 Capers
  • to taste Salt
  • to taste Crushed black peppercorns
  • 1 teaspoon Paprika powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon Honey
  • Juice of ½ lemon
  • 2-3 sprigs Fresh parsley
  • for servin Lemon wedges


  1. Toast bread slices lightly. Slice garlic thinly reserving one.
  2. Heat 1 teaspoon olive oil in a non-stick pan. Add sliced garlic and fry till light brown. Transfer the fried garlic in a bowl and set aside. Reserve the oil.
  3. To make the salad, halve cherry tomatoes and place in another bowl. Tear lettuce and rocket leaves and add.
  4. Reheat the reserved garlic oil and add the tuna, stir and sauté for a minute. Switch off heat and let it cool.
  5. Quarter black and green olives and add to the salad. Halve capers and add.
  6. To make the dressing, combine olive oil, salt, crushed peppercorns, paprika powder, honey and lemon juice. Mix well.
  7. Rub the toasted bread slices with the reserved garlic and cut into small pieces to get croutons. Add the croutons to the salad.
  8. Add sautéed tuna to the salad alongwith salt and crushed peppercorns and toss well.
  9. Add the dressing and toss well. Add fried garlic and torn parsley and toss again.
  10. Serve garnished with lemon wedges.