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Spicy Tuna and Cucumber Bites

By Jason Fung, MD

Spicy Tuna and Cucumber Bites

Missing sushi? Try adding a spicy kick to some tuna with Sriracha sauce and coconut aminos (Paleo soy sauce) and serving it on top of crunchy cucumber slices instead of a rice wrapper. Sprinkle everything with sesame seeds for even more of a crunch, or leave them off if you’re not a fan. Recipe from...
Prep Time 15 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Break-Fast Meal, Dinners + Mains, Light Meal
Cuisine American
Servings 4
Calories 150 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1/2 lb tuna (sushi grade) finely diced
  • 1 cucumber sliced into thin rounds
  • 1 green onion finely sliced
  • 1 avocado diced into small cubes
  • 2 tbsp coconut aminos
  • 2 tsp sriracha sauce
  • 1 tsp sesame seeds (optional)
  • salt
  • pepper

Instructions
 

  • In a bowl, toss the tuna, coconut aminos, Sriracha, and season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Top each cucumber slice with avocado.
  • Scoop some tuna mixture onto each cucumber slice on top of the avocado.
  • Sprinkle sesame seeds on top and serve with green onions as garnishing.

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Spicy Tuna and Cucumber Bites
Amount per Serving
Calories
150
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
8
g
12
%
Saturated Fat
 
1
g
6
%
Cholesterol
 
20
mg
7
%
Sodium
 
379
mg
16
%
Potassium
 
447
mg
13
%
Carbohydrates
 
8
g
3
%
Fiber
 
4
g
17
%
Sugar
 
1
g
1
%
Protein
 
13
g
26
%
Vitamin A
 
190
IU
4
%
Vitamin C
 
10
mg
12
%
Calcium
 
31
mg
3
%
Iron
 
1
mg
6
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Keyword Break-Fast Meal, Dinners + Mains, Light Meal
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Jason Fung, MD

By Jason Fung, MD

Jason Fung, M.D., is a Toronto-based nephrologist (kidney specialist) and a world leading expert in intermittent fasting and low-carb diets.

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