Mom's Quick Tuna

READY IN: 8mins
Recipe by najwa

Quick, easy, and light dinner. You can use leftover chicken, instead of tuna.

Top Review by demi_quinn

i made this this morning and ate it with rice. it was sooo good. i dont like tuna and i dont like spicy food but this was great. i followed evrything exactly since i had all the ingredients at hand. i cant imagine eating tuna any other way. (im picky)

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 (6 ounce) can tuna, drained
  • 14 teaspoon salt
  • 14 teaspoon pepper
  • 14 teaspoon crushed dried hot pepper
  • 14 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 dash hot chili powder
  • salt-free garlic and herb seasoning (optional)


  1. Spray a medium saucepan with nonstick cooking spray, and sauté the onion (use oil if you prefer).
  2. Add the tuna and cook for 1 minute.
  3. Add the salt, pepper, hot pepper, paprika and chili powder.
  4. Cook for a few more minutes.
  5. I serve this with pita bread, but you can make regular sandwiches if you like.

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