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Spicy Sesame Tuna Salad

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 1 hr 10 min (includes chilling)
  • Active: 10 min
  • Yield: 6 to 8 servings
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1/4 cup mayonnaise

1/4 cup toasted sesame oil 

2 tablespoons lime juice 

1 tablespoon chili-garlic paste 

1 tablespoon toasted black sesame seeds 

1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes 

Four 5-ounce cans tuna in water (no salt added), drained 

1/2 bunch green onion, greens sliced 

Kosher salt 


  1. Combine the mayonnaise, sesame oil, lime juice, chili garlic paste, black sesame seeds and red pepper flakes in a large bowl. Fold in the tuna and green onions and season with salt. Refrigerate for 1 hour before serving.