Chinese Almond Tuna Recipe

Serves/Makes: 2 - 3


  • 3 1/2 ounces (100 g) canned light tuna fish, packed in water, drained and broken-up
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons (22.5 mL) vegetable oil
  • 3/4 cup (190 mL) celery, cut into 1-inch (2.5-cm) sticks
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) onion dices
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) sweet green pepper strips
  • 1/2 garlic clove, finely minced
  • 1 tablespoon (15 mL) cornstarch
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) cold water
  • 2 teaspoons (10 mL) soy sauce, or to taste
  • Salt, to taste
  • 3/4 cup (190 mL) boiling water
  • 3/4 cup (190 mL) cooked rice
  • 3 tablespoons (45 mL) roasted almond slices
How to cook Chinese Almond Tuna:
  • Heat oil into a fry pan saute together celery sticks, onion dices, green pepper strips and minced garlic, until just tender.
  • Into a small bowl, mix together cornstarch and 1 tablespoon (15 mL) of the cold water.
  • Pour remaining cold water and soy sauce over vegetables.
  • Slowly stir in cornstarch mixture.
  • Sprinkle with salt add tuna fish.
  • Simmer, stirring, until thickened.
  • Make a hole in the center of the mixture.
  • Pour in boiling water add cooked rice and lightly salt.
  • Mix just to wet rice.
  • Cover and take away from heat set aside for 5 minutes.
  • Delicately stir rice then mix together all ingredients.
  • Garnish with roasted almond slices.

This recipe for Chinese Almond Tuna serves/makes: 2 - 3

The Chinese Almond Tuna recipe and the pictures are adopted from The Our Favorite Fish & Seafood Recipes Cookbook.

Main Ingredient: Tuna (more Tuna recipes)
Preparation Method: Pan Fried/Sauteed (more Pan Fried/Sauteed recipes)
Cuisine: Chinese (more Chinese recipes)

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