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Mexican Tuna Salad

This super easy Mexican tuna salad makes for a great afternoon snack. It’s really yummy and flavorful and goes great with crackers or tostadas. You may also like this tuna macaroni salad.

mexican tuna salad on a plate with crackers

I really like this tuna salad because it’s not a meal that will leave you feeling super full and heavy. And it’s something that the whole family can snack on.

Tuna is something I always keep in my kitchen cabinets. There’s just so much you can do with it. It doesn’t have to be boring!

More tuna recipes:

Mexican style tuna salad ingredients

  • canned tuna
  • canned corn
  • celery sticks
  • onion
  • pickled jalapenos
  • mayonnaise
  • salt to taste
  • pepper to taste
  • cilantro
  • lime juice
ingredients for mexican style tuna salad

How to make this recipe

Drain the tuna and put it in a bowl. I like to take a fork and flake the tuna with it.

drained canned tuna in a bowl

chop the celery, onion and pickled jalapenos finely.

chopped onion, celery, and pickled jalapenos

Then add them to the tuna.

preparing salad in a bowl

Then add the corn.

mixing tuna salad ingredients

Add the cilantro, lime juice, mayo and season with salt and black pepper to taste.

finished tuna salad in a bowl

And that’s all there is to this super easy recipe! It’s best served with crackers.

tuna salad on a plate with crackers

I hope you enjoyed today’s recipe and I hope you will give it a try. Please don’t forget to leave it a rating below. Thank for visiting, see you soon!

mexican tuna salad on a plate with crackers
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Mexican tuna salad

This easy and delicious Mexican tuna salad is perfect for lunch or for a snack. Serve it with crackers or tostadas.

Prep Time 20 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 228 kcal
Author Carissa

Ingredients

  • 12 oz canned tuna drained
  • 1/2 cup corn canned
  • 2 celery sticks finely diced
  • 1/4 piece of white onion finely diced
  • 2 tbs pickled jalapeno chopped
  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise
  • salt to taste
  • ground black pepper to taste
  • 3 tbs chopped cilantro
  • 1/2 lime juice of

Instructions

  1. Put the drained tuna in a bowl.

  2. Add the celery, onion and pickled jalapeno. Mix well.

  3. Add the corn and mix well.

  4. Then add the cilantro, lime juice, mayo and season with salt and black pepper to taste. Mix well.

  5. Serve with crackers and enjoy.

Nutrition Facts
Mexican tuna salad
Amount Per Serving
Calories 228 Calories from Fat 135
% Daily Value*
Fat 15g23%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 38mg13%
Sodium 429mg19%
Potassium 266mg8%
Carbohydrates 7g2%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 18g36%
Vitamin A 294IU6%
Vitamin C 5mg6%
Calcium 25mg3%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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