Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Sriracha Hot Sauce Tuna Salad Volcano (Ketogenic)

Ketogenic Sriracha Tuna Fish Salad Volcano Recipe

Ketogenic Sriracha Tuna Fish Salad Volcano Recipe
How about a little tuna salad with your Sriracha?
Laziness Rating: 8/10 (-2 for prepping ingredients)
Delicious Rating: 5 stars based on 1 review
Calories: 669 (335/serving)
Net Carbs: 5g (3%)
Protein: 52g (31.5%)
Fat: 48g (65.5%)

Recipe Type: Snack, Main Course, Tuna, Salad
Prep Time: 10 min
Yields: 2 servings

My last tuna-inspired keto recipe was a spicy tuna/guacamole combo. I thought it would be a crowd-pleaser over at /r/ketorecipes. But for some strange reason, my spicy guacamole tuna salad didn't get the fanfare it deserved. Now some bloggers may have just thrown in the towel after a recipe flop - but not me! Nope. I went back to the ketogenic drawing board to mount a glorious comeback! Sure, tuna salad isn't as sexy as other keto-friendly recipes like PB bread or ketogenic chocolate mug cake. But KetoFlu.com doesn't do sexy recipes. It does lazy, all-American low-carb foods that taste like heaven. Plus this has f'ing Sriracha in it!

Feast your eyes on the Sriracha Tuna Fish Salad Volcano. It's a mound of mayonnaise-drenched tuna fish with a well of delicious Sriracha hot sauce inside. If you don't love this recipe, you'd better check your pulse.
Sriracha Tuna Salad Volcano Ingredients - KetoFlu.com
Ingredients for the Sriracha Tuna Salad Volcano.


  • 1 cup (2 cans) - Solid White Albacore Tuna in Water
    (Cal: 240, Fat: 4g, Prot: 52g, Net Carbs: 0)
  • 4 Tbsp - Real Mayonnaise - My Essentials
    (Cal: 400, Fat: 44g, Prot: 0g, Net Carbs: 0)
  • 3 teaspoons - Sriracha Hot Chili Sauce - Huy Fong
    (Cal: 15, Fat: 0g, Prot: 0g, Net Carbs: 3)
  • 1 Large Celery Stalk
    (Cal: 6, Fat: 0g, Prot: 0g, Net Carbs: 1)
  • 1 teaspoon - Cayenne Pepper
    (Cal: 6, Fat: 0g, Prot: 0g, Net Carbs: 1)
  • 2 teaspoons - Cilantro Leaves (dry flakes)
    (Cal: 2, Fat: 0g, Prot: 0g, Net Carbs: 0)

Step-By-Step Directions

  1. Chop the celery stalk(s) into small bite-sized pieces.
  2. Open tuna cans. Drain the water. Scrape the tuna into a bowl.
  3. Mix 4 tablespoons of real mayonnaise into the tuna bowl
  4. Add Cilantro, cayenne pepper, and celery into the bowl.
  5. Mix thoroughly and evenly. Add additional spices to taste.
  6. Use the mixing spoon to create a deep hole in the center of the tuna mound.
  7. Squirt 3+ teaspoons of Sriracha into the hole so it fills to the top.
  8. (Optional) Cool in refrigerator for 10-15 minutes.
  9. Devour and Keto on!
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  1. Looks kind of gross but I do love mayo drenched tuna, so I will have to try this. This has the dubious honor of being the first #keto pin on my newly created Keto board! Great blog by the way!

  2. I appreciate your hesitation. But I promise it's delicious. Let me know when you give it a try!

  3. Seriously good! I'm eating it right now. I had to sub fresh cilantro for the dried (used 2 tbsp) and I won't ever be able to eat tuna without it again. Thanks again!

  4. I had made something like this I can tell yours was pretty darn good . I used tuna, mayo, dice bell peppers, cucumber, and habernero sauce , served on top of rice # poor man's sushi

  5. lid going on top, electric button being switched on and away to go. It is that simple and so enjoyable. So what sort of dishes can be prepared here


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