If you’re looking for an easy, delicious, and healthy recipe, look no further than tuna rice! This dish is perfect for a weeknight dinner or a lunchtime meal. It’s also a great way to use up any leftover rice you might have.
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Tuna Rice Recipe
Tuna rice is a versatile dish that can be made with a variety of different ingredients. In this recipe, we’ve used;
1 cup uncooked long-grain rice
1 ½ cups water
1 (7-ounce) jar of tuna packed in olive oil
½ cup finely diced red bell pepper
¼ cup finely diced jalapeno pepper
¼ cup finely sliced green onions
⅓ cup seasoned rice vinegar
½ lemon, juiced, or to taste
2 tablespoons soy sauce
2 teaspoons hot sauce
½ teaspoon sesame oil
1 pinch red pepper flakes, or to taste
1 teaspoon finely sliced green onion, or to taste
How To Make Tuna Rice
This recipe is also a good source of protein and healthy omega-3 fatty acids. Plus, it’s low in calories and fat, making it a healthy and delicious option for a weeknight meal. Follow the steps below to learn how to make tuna rice.
Fill a heavy pot halfway with water and add the rice; swirl to allow the rice to settle. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally. Reduce the heat to low, cover, and simmer for 15 minutes.
While the rice cooks, throw the tuna in a big mixing bowl and mash it up with your hands or a fork. Combine the red bell pepper, jalapeño, 1/4 cup green onions, rice vinegar, lemon juice, soy sauce, Sriracha, and sesame oil in a mixing bowl. Mix with a fork until well blended.
Turn off the heat and cover the rice for 10 minutes.
Transfer the rice to a mixing dish after fluffing it with a fork to separate the grains and break up any large clumps. Using a spoon, thoroughly combine until
Mix with a spoon until all of the ingredients are equally combined. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
Serve warm, at room temperature, or cold, sprinkled with red pepper flakes and 1 teaspoon green onion.