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The Best Grilled Tuna Salad Sandwich

Grilled Tuna Salad Sandwich

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Best Grilled Tuna Salad Sandwich

A life-time ago I worked for a great restaurant company, that sadly is no longer in business.  This was one of my favorite lunchtime items.  I did modify the recipe slightly to suit my tastes but as with all good recipes it’s just a spring-board for your creative juices to start flowing.

The 12 oz can of tuna will make enough for about 4 sandwiches.  The  bread, butter and cheeses are per sandwich.

Ingredients for Grilled Tuna Salad Sandwich
  1. 12oz can white albacore tuna (drained).
  2. ½  large onion finely diced
  3. 1 Tbs Dijon mustard
  4. 1 tsp pepper
  5. ¼ cup (appox) mayonnaise
  6. 2 slices of Bread
  7. 2 slices of sharp cheddar 
  8. 2 Tbs softened butter
  9. 2 Tbs grated parmesan cheese
Directions for Grilled Tuna Salad Sandwich

In a large bowl place the tuna, onion, Dijon, pepper and mayonnaise and mix completely, breaking up the tuna to small pieces.  Do not add enough mayonnaise to make the mixture very loose, add in just enough to bind everything.

On one side of the two slices of bread, butter them fully and then sprinkle the parmesan cheese on top of the butter and spread it out to completely cover the slice, pressing it into the butter to adhere.

turn one slice of the bread over place a slice of the cheddar on the bread, the spoon out the tuna salad, top with the other slice of cheddar and place the other piece of bread with the parmesan side out on top of the sandwich.

Put into a medium hot large sauté pan or on a grill and cook until bread is lightly toasted on both sides and the cheddar is melting. 

With a sharp serrated knife slice in half and serve.

The Best Grilled Tuna Salad Sandwich

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Since I didn’t come equipped with opposable thumbs, this one is a little messy for me to eat, but still it was worth the effort so 5 paws

 

 

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Grilled Marinated Tuna Steaks

Grilled Tuna Steak
Grilled Tuna Steak

 

 

 

 

 

 

Grilled Marinated Tuna Steak

This is such a simple recipe with outstanding results everytime.  Grilled Marinated Tuna Steak is one of my favorite fish dishes.  The standard marinade I use is just sliced fresh ginger and soy sauce, or in place of the ginger sliced fresh garlic.  That’s it and the flavors that are absorbed by the tuna make an unforgetable meal.  The one “trick” is not to over marinate; no more than 2 hours, as the soy will start to cook the steaks.

How you cook them is up to you.  Many recipes call for medium rare tuna with the center still bright red, but I like mine cooked through to more medium and uniform doneness.   I have a flat grill for the stove top that I use, but if you’ve got a good fish basket, on the outdoor grill will work just fine.

As for the steaks themselves if you can get your fish monger to cut them to order and to the thickness you want, all the better.

Ingredients for Grilled Marinated Tuna Steak
  1. Tuna Steaks 6-10 oz each.
  2. Julienne strips of fresh ginger or garlic
  3. ½ cup good soy sauce
Directions for Grilled Marinated Tuna Steak

Julienne the Ginger, place into bottom of pan that is large enough to hold all the steaks in a single layer.  Pour enough soy to just slightly come up the sides of the steaks, the ginger does not have to cover the steak 7 or 8 slices on each side will work .  Turn once getting some of the soy and ginger on top of the steaks, cover and refrigerate.  Half way through the time you are going to marinate turn the steaks make sure there is ginger or garlic on both sides throughout the marinating process..

When ready to cook, brush off the ginger and place on grill and cook to your desired doneness.

You can bring the excess marinade up to a boil, reduce slightly and serve on the side, or a simple compound butter goes great on top of the steak.

Tuna Steak
Tuna Steak

 

 

 

 

 

 

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I heard the magic word for dinner tonight-“STEAK” – it did taste a little different but was delicious- I just wonder want kind of four legged mooing animal a Tuna is? Don’t know but I can certainly go for more.  5 paws for sure!

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Grilled Marinated Tuna Steaks

Grilled Marinated Tuna Steaks

Ingredients

  1. Tuna Steaks 6-10 oz each.
  2. Julienne strips of fresh ginger or garlic
  3. ½ cup good soy sauce

Instructions

  1. Julienne the Ginger, place into bottom of pan that is large enough to hold all the steaks in a single layer. Pour enough soy to just slightly come up the sides of the steaks. Turn once getting some of the soy and ginger on top of the steaks, cover and refrigerate. Half way through the time you are going to marinate turn the steaks.
  2. When ready to cook, brush off the ginger and place on grill and cook to your desired doneness.
  3. You can bring the excess marinade up to a boil, reduce slightly and serve on the side, or a simple compound butter goes great on top of the steak.
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Deviled Tuna Cakes

Deviled Tuna Cakes
Deviled Tuna Cakes

 

 

 

 

 

 

Deviled Tuna Cakes

With the freezer getting overcrowded, we pulled some stuff out that usually does not need to be frozen.  Included in this group was a number of boxes of Jiffy corn muffin mix.   The box was next to a large can of tuna and so my creative juices began to flow.

This recipe makes about 10  3″ patties.  Serve with tartar sauce or shrimp sauce, a garlic aioli or anything you think will go well with tuna.

The term “Deviled” in recipes first appeared in the late 1700’s meaning a dish that was spicy, usually spiced with mustard or pepper

 

 

Ingredients for Deviled Tuna Cakes

  1.  1 box jiffy corn muffin mix + 1 egg + 1/3 cup of milk
  2. 12 oz. can Albacore tuna
  3. 4 Tbsps Dijon mustard
  4. 4 Tbsps sweet relish
  5. 2 Tbsps minced onions
  6. 2 Tbsps chopped parsley
  7. 2 Tbsps Worcestershire sauce
  8. ¼ – ½ cup mayonnaise
  9. 3 whole eggs
  10. salt & pepper
  11. 2Tbsps butter
  12. ¼ – ½ cup cooking oil.
Directions for Deviled Tuna Cakes

Prepare the corn muffin mix according to package instructions.  Once done remove from the oven and allow to cool.  Once cool enough to handle take out of pan and crumble into a large bowl.

Cut the tuna up into small pieces and add to the cornbread, add the Mustard, relish, minced onions, parsley, Worcestershire sauce,mayonnaise, eggs, salt& pepper stir to combine.  Mixture should be moist, well blended and able to hold it’s shape.

Form into patties.  In a frying pan melt the butter into the oil and cook the patties on medium heat until golden brown on both sides.

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A passable dish I would have prefered undeviled prime rib, but in a pinch it will do.

 

 

Deviled Tuna Cakes

Deviled Tuna Cakes

Ingredients

  1. 1 box jiffy corn bread mix + 1 egg + 1/3 cup of milk
  2. 12 oz. can Albacore tuna
  3. 4 Tbsps Dijon mustard
  4. 4 Tbsps sweet relish
  5. 2 Tbsps minced onions
  6. 2 Tbsps chopped parsley
  7. 2 Tbsps Worcestershire sauce
  8. ¼ - ½ cup mayonnaise
  9. 3 whole eggs
  10. salt & pepper
  11. 2Tbsps butter
  12. ¼ - ½ cup cooking oil.

Instructions

  1. Prepare the corn bread according to package instructions. Once done remove from the oven and allow to cool. Once cool enough to handle take out of pan and crumble into a large bowl.
  2. Cut the tuna up into small pieces and add to the cornbread, add the Mustard, relish, minced onions, parsley, Worcestershire sauce,mayonnaise, eggs, salt& pepper stir to combine. Mixture should be moist, well blended and able to hold it's shape.
  3. Form into patties. In a frying pan melt the butter into the oil and cook the patties on medium heat until golden brown on both sides.
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