How to make Tuna Salad -

Bread croutons add a delicious crunch to this fantastic tuna salad.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Tuna (टूना), White bread slices (सफेद ब्रेड)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Salads

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Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 0-5 minutes

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Tuna Salad Recipe

  • Tuna canned 1 cup

  • White bread slices 4

  • Garlic cloves 6

  • Olive oil 1 teaspoon tablespoons

  • Cherry tomatoes 10-12

  • Iceberg lettuce leaves 5-6

  • Rocket leaves 5-6

  • Black olives pitted 5-6

  • Green olives pitted 5-6

  • Capers 4-5

  • Salt to taste

  • Crushed black peppercorns to taste

  • Paprika powder 1 teaspoon

  • Honey 1 1/2 teaspoon

  • Juice of ½ lemon

  • Fresh parsley 2-3 sprigs

  • Lemon wedges for servin


Step 1

Toast bread slices lightly. Slice garlic thinly reserving one.

Step 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.

Step 3

To make the salad, halve cherry tomatoes and place in another bowl. Tear lettuce and rocket leaves and add.

Step 4

Reheat the reserved garlic oil and add the tuna, stir and sauté for a minute. Switch off heat and let it cool.

Step 5

Quarter black and green olives and add to the salad. Halve capers and add.

Step 6

To make the dressing, combine olive oil, salt, crushed peppercorns, paprika powder, honey and lemon juice. Mix well.

Step 7

Rub the toasted bread slices with the reserved garlic and cut into small pieces to get croutons. Add the croutons to the salad.

Step 8

Add sautéed tuna to the salad alongwith salt and crushed peppercorns and toss well.

Step 9

Add the dressing and toss well. Add fried garlic and torn parsley and toss again.

Step 10

Serve garnished with lemon wedges.

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