Spicy Tuna Salad

Spicy Tuna Salad

This Spicy Tuna Salad is a harmonious blend of ingredients that creates a symphony of flavors.

The canned tuna serves as the star of the show, providing a protein-packed base that is both nutritious and delicious. It’s complemented by the sharpness of finely chopped red onions, adding a satisfying crunch to every bite.

The Spicy Tuna Salad is a truly remarkable dish that excites the palate with its bold flavors and textures.

It is versatile, making it suitable for various occasions – whether you’re preparing a light lunch, packing a picnic basket, or serving it as a side dish at a summer barbecue.

spicy tuna salad

Spicy Tuna Salad

Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Course Appetizer, Breakfast, Salad, Snack
Servings 2 people


  • 1 can tuna 185g
  • 1 big red onion or 2 smaller ones
  • 2 apples
  • 1 chilli pepper
  • 3 small eggs or 2 larger ones
  • 2 tbsp mayonnaise
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper


  • Hard-boil the eggs. (5-8 minutes)
  • Finely chop or mince red onions and add them to the bowl.
  • Finely chop the chili pepper and add it to the mixture. Adjust the amount based on how spicy you want the salad to be.
  • Add the drained tuna and break it up into small flakes using a fork. If you're using tuna with sunflower oil, you may leave some of the oil as well, for taste. 
  • Peel the hard-boiled eggs and chop them into small pieces. Add them to the bowl.
  • Add mayonnaise, salt, and pepper to the bowl. Mix all the ingredients together until well combined and coated in the mayo.


The best way to serve this salad is to put it on the bun with some extra Iceberg salad. Enjoy!
Keyword tuna, tuna salad

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