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Canned tuna fish stir-fry(devilled).

Canned tuna fish stir-fry(devilled).

 

Canned tuna is a pantry staple in most kitchens.

 

Using these tinned fish to cook easy budget-friendly meals can really help when you need to make a wholesome filling meal for the family.

 

And this 30 minute, canned tuna fish recipe is versatile enough that you can make any type of meal (refer to ideas below)for lunch or dinner as well using it as a filling.

 

Banana peppers, garlic, ginger, onions and tomato with black pepper and red chilli come together to give the bland tinned can tuna so much taste and spice that you’ll be making this easy tuna recipe every chance you get.

Canned tuna ffish stir-fry.

Canned tuna meal ideas you can try.

 

  • Spicy and full of flavor the spicy(devilled) tuna stir-fry can be used as a filling for your toasted sandwiches or as a spread on your toasts.

 

  • replace your regular tuna filling for tuna melts with this devilled tuna recipe.

 

  • Make a spicy tuna pasta for dinner.

 

  • Make a few wraps for an easy picnic meal.

 

  • Make a spicy tuna noodle one-pot meal with a few extra veggies.

 

  • Use as a spicy tuna pizza topping.

 

 

  • Make a Sri Lankan stuffed roti using this deviled tuna curry.make sure make the tuna stir fry filling dry(less oil)if using for the mentioned recipe.

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Canned tuna is a basic pantry canned food in most kitchens, using these tinned fish to cook easy budget-friendly meals can really help when you need to make a wholesome filling meal for the family.

 

More canned tuna and Jack mackerel recipes!

Sri Lankan canned fish curry.

 

Thai-inspired canned tuna curry.

 

Sri Lankan fish cutlets.

 

Sri Lankan fish rolls.

 

Jack mackerel pepper fish curry.

 

Storing – can be refrigerated for 3-4 days in an airtight container.

 

Reheating- let the canned tuna curry reach room temperature.reheat in a microwave for 1 minute or stovetop for 3-5 minutes over medium fire.

 

Freezing- avoid freezing.

 

Stop food waste by-use the canned tuna stir-fry as a filling for sandwiches or to make wraps. you can also add the tuna filling to an omelette.

 

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Canned devilled tuna fish stir-fry.

 

Please make sure to read the recipe instructions carefully to avoid mistakes.

Ingredients

Ingredients mentioned below use standard measuring cups and spoons.

 2 tablespoons of oil

2 medium-sized tomatoes chopped

4 banana peppers sliced fine(substitute with bell 1 bell peppers and make sure to slice them thin)

1 large onion sliced fine

4 garlic cloves sliced fine

1 tablespoon of minced ginger

1/2 teaspoon of turmeric

2 teaspoon of black pepper

1 teaspoon of red chilli powder(increase or decrease as per your need)

1 teaspoon of roasted curry powder(substitute with regular unroasted curry powder)

2 cans of chunky tuna

Salt to season

 

Method

Have all the ingredients ready. drain the canned tuna and set aside.

 

Place a medium-sized skillet or frying pan over low fire. pour in the oil(2 tbs)and add chopped tomatoes(2 medium), banana peppers(4 sliced fine, substitute with 1 bell pepper sliced very thin), onion(1 large), garlic cloves(4), minced ginger(1 tbs).

 

Cook over low-medium until the onions turn soft and you have broken down the tomatoes pieces. 3-5 minutes.

 

Avoid increasing heat as you don’t want to fry the onions here.

ingredients to make canned tuna stir-fry in a frying pan.

 

 

Once the onions are soft, add turmeric(1/2 tsp), black pepper(2 tsp), red chilli powder(1 tsp), roasted curry powder(1 tsp, substitute with unroasted curry powder).

 

Cook over medium fire for 2-3 minutes until combined well.

spices added to the canned tuna stir-fry.

 

 

Add the canned tuna to the spice mix, season with salt and mix to incorporate the spice mix over low medium fire.

 

Taste and season with salt and increase heat by adding more red chilies powder.

Avoid breaking the tuna chunks too much. you want the tuna pieces to be broken down into smaller pieces but not mashed into a spread like consistency.

mixing all the ingredients with the canned tuna.

Serve warm.

Yield: 4

Canned tuna fish stir-fry(devilled).

Canned tuna fish stir-fry(devilled).

Using these tinned fish to cook easy budget-friendly meals can really help when you need to make a wholesome filling meal for the family.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • Ingredients mentioned below use standard measuring cups and spoons.
  • 2 tablespoons of oil
  • 2 medium-sized tomatoes chopped
  • 4 banana peppers sliced fine(substitute with bell 1 bell peppers and make sure to slice them thin)
  • 1 large onion sliced fine
  • 4 garlic cloves sliced fine
  • 1 tablespoon of minced ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon of turmeric
  • 2 teaspoon of black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon of red chilli powder(increase or decrease as per your need)
  • 1 teaspoon of roasted curry powder(substitute with regular unroasted curry powder)
  • 2 cans of chunky tuna
  • Salt to season

Instructions

Have all the ingredients ready. drain the canned tuna and set aside. 

Place a medium-sized skillet or frying pan over low fire. pour in the oil(2 tbs)and add chopped tomatoes(2 medium), banana peppers(4 sliced fine, substitute with 1 bell pepper sliced very thin), onion(1 large), garlic cloves(4), minced ginger(1 tbs). 

Cook over low-medium until the onions turn soft and you have broken done the tomatoes pieces. 3-5 minutes.

Avoid increasing heat as you don’t want to fry the onions here.

Once the onions are soft, add turmeric(1/2 tsp), black pepper(2 tsp), red chilli powder(1 tsp), roasted curry powder(1 tsp, substitute with unroasted curry powder). 

Cook over medium fire for 2-3 minutes until combined well.

Add the canned tuna to the spice mix, season with salt and mix to incorporate the spice mix over low medium fire. 

Taste and season with salt and increase heat by adding red chilies powder. 

Avoid breaking the tuna chunks too much. you want the tuna pieces to be broken down into smaller pieces but not be mashed into a spread like consistency.

Serve warm.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

4

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 161Total Fat: 8gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 7gCholesterol: 10mgSodium: 183mgCarbohydrates: 15gFiber: 6gSugar: 6gProtein: 10g

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