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tuna tacos with spaghetti on a blue plate

tuna tacos

Tuna tacos are an easy, simple and delicious recipe that come together fast.

Course Main Course
Cuisine latin american
Keyword tacos de atun, tuna tacos
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings 8
Author Carissa


  • 12 oz canned tuna drained
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/4 onion diced
  • 2 tbs oil plus more for frying taco shells
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper ground
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 4 chipotles in adobo chopped
  • 1 tbs mayonnaise
  • 2 tbs lime juice
  • 3 tbs cilantro chopped
  • 8 corn tortillas


  1. Make the taco shells and set aside.

  2. Heat up the 2 tablespoons of oil in a skillet over medium heat. Once hot add the onion and garlic. Saute for a few minutes. Season with salt and pepper.

  3. And the chopped chipotles and the drained tuna. Stir and cook for a few more minutes.

  4. Remove from heat and add the mayo, cilantro and lime juice. Stir well.

  5. Spoon the tuna filling into the tacos shells and serve.