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Spicy Tuna Rice Bowl

Prepare this super-flavorful spicy tuna rice bowl for lunch or dinner. Mix fluffy rice with shredded tuna, bell peppers, and your favorite hot sauce! This recipe takes about 40 minutes.


• 1 cup whole grain rice
• 1.5 cups fresh water
• 1 jar tuna in olive oil
• 1/2 cup red bell pepper (finely diced)
• 1/4 cup jalapeno pepper (finely diced)
• 1/4 cup green onions (finely sliced)
• 1/3 cup seasoned rice vinegar
• 2 tbsp soy sauce
• 1/2 tsp sesame oil
• 2 tsp sriracha hot sauce
• juice of 1/2 lemon
• some sliced green onions (optional for garnishing)
• sprinkle of Korean red pepper flakes (optional for garnishing)


Place a cup of whole-grain rice in a pot.
Pour 1.5 cups of freshwater.
Set it over medium-high heat.
Let it simmer.
Once it starts to simmer, cover the pot and reduce to low heat.
Let it simmer for 15 minutes.

Meanwhile, make the tuna mixture.
Add a jar of tuna into a bowl.
Shred into smaller pieces.
Add finely diced red bell pepper and jalapeno pepper.
Add finely sliced green onions.
Pour seasoned rice vinegar.
Drizzle with soy sauce, sesame oil, sriracha, and juice of a lemon.
Mix well.
Set aside.

After 15 minutes, switch off the heat for the whole grain rice.
Leave it covered for 10 minutes and let cool.
After 10 minutes, uncover the pot.
Fluff the rice using a fork and transfer it into the tuna mixture.
Mix well to combine.
Garnish with Korean red pepper flakes and finely sliced green onions.
Serve and enjoy!

Spicy Tuna Rice Bowl Recipe
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How To Cook Tuna Steak

There are a couple of ways to cook meaty and tasty tuna steak. Probably the 2 best ways are through grilling and pan-frying. You better prepare these ingredients below and start cooking steak for lunch and dinner. Enjoy!


• 2 Tuna steak cuts
• 1 teaspoon coriander seeds
• Pinch of salt
• Pinch fennel seeds
• Pinch of pepper
• Olive oil


Using a mortar and pestle, manually grind the seasonings.
Rub the mixture on each side of the tuna steaks.
Pour some olive oil.

1st way to cook the tuna steak: Pan-seared

Preheat frying pan over medium-high heat.
Place the steak into it.
Do not cook it all the way through.
Let it fry for 2 minutes.
Pour olive oil on the steak before flipping the other side.
Flip it on the other side.
Let it fry for another 2 minutes.
Transfer to a plate.

2nd way to cook the tuna steak: Grilling

Preheat grilling pan over high heat.
Place the steak into it.
Push the steak down the grill pan so that it has direct contact with the grill bars.
Do not cook it all the way through.
Let it grill for 2 minutes.
Flip on the other side.
Let it grill for another 2 minutes.
Transfer to a plate.

Tips and ideas:

When you cook using the grill pan, it is best not to grease with any oil.

You can serve it with lemon wedges or dips.

It can be paired with fresh veggies or fruit salad.

How To Cook Tuna Steak
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Healthy Tuna Pasta Salad Recipe

Looking for a homemade, quick, and healthy lunch on-the-go? You have to try this tuna pasta salad recipe! The ingredients are easy to find and the preparation would only take a couple of minutes. If you are also eating healthy, it is highly recommended to use whole grain pasta in this dish. Whole grain pasta is known to be high in fiber, antioxidants, and B vitamins.


• 3 cups pre-cooked whole-grain pasta
• 2 cans chunk light tuna (packed in water and drained)
• 2 tbsp mayonnaise
• 1 cup onions (diced)
• 1 cup celery (diced)
• 1 cup frozen peas (defrosted)
• 1 tbsp red wine vinegar
• 1/2 cup fat-free plain Greek yogurt
• Salt
• Pepper


This recipe takes about 15 minutes to prepare. Serves 4-6.

Prepare a large mixing bowl.
Combine all the ingredients.
Mix well.
Adjust the seasonings according to your taste.
Put inside the fridge.
Put a generous amount on your plate.

Tips and ideas:

You can pack in individual containers ahead of time, so that you’ll just grab them for lunch or snacks.

Healthy Tuna Pasta Salad Recipe
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