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Tuna Fish Special Recipe

Tuna Fish Special Recipe

THIS WAS my children's favorite salad when they were growing up. Whenever we would go on a picnic, they requested the "tuna fish special". The variety of flavors gives it a special taste everyone loves. No matter how many different tuna salad recipes I've tried, this one still tops our list! -Gerry Tressler, St. Petersburg, Florida
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min. YIELD:2 servings


  • 1 can (6 ounces) tuna, drained and flaked
  • 1 cup frozen peas, thawed
  • 1/2 cup chopped celery
  • 1/4 cup sliced green onions
  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon soy sauce
  • 1/8 teaspoon curry powder
  • Dash garlic powder
  • 2 tablespoons slivered almonds, toasted
  • 1 cup chow mein noodles
  • Lettuce leaves, optional


  • 1. In a bowl, combine tuna, peas, celery and onions. In another bowl, combine mayonnaise, lemon juice, soy sauce, curry powder and garlic powder; stir into tuna mixture. stir in almonds; top with noodles. Serve on lettuce if desired. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 589 calories, 41 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 39 mg cholesterol, 772 mg sodium, 27 g carbohydrate, 6 g fiber, 29 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.