This quick lunch idea has a delicious balance of flavors. A slightly spicy Sriracha-mayonnaise mixture adds heat to the tuna salad, while the quick-pickled cucumbers provide brightness. Be sure to toast the English muffin so the sandwich doesn't get soggy., October 2022


Credit: Sara Haas

Recipe Summary

10 mins
10 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Whisk vinegar, soy sauce and honey together in a small bowl. Add cucumber slices and toss to coat. Set aside.

  • Combine mayonnaise, scallion, Sriracha (or other hot sauce), sesame oil and crushed red pepper, if using, in another small bowl. Stir in tuna.

  • Drain the cucumbers. Spoon the tuna mixture onto one muffin half; top with the cucumbers. Cover with the other muffin half.

Nutrition Facts

1 sandwich
349 calories; protein 24g; carbohydrates 31g; dietary fiber 5g; sugars 8g; added sugar 1g; fat 15g; saturated fat 2g; mono fat 4g; poly fat 8g; cholesterol 27mg; vitamin a iu 104IU; vitamin b3 niacin 12mg; vitamin b12 2mcg; vitamin c 2mg; vitamin d iu 1IU; vitamin e iu 1IU; folate 39mg; vitamin k 28mg; sodium 572mg; calcium 194mg; chromium 2mcg; iron 3mg; magnesium 71mg; phosphorus 315mg; potassium 375mg; zinc 2mg; omega 3 fatty acid 1g; omega 6 fatty acid 7g; niacin equivalents 17mg; selenium 84mcg.