Wasabi Mayonnaise And Tuna Salad For A Hot Day

Is the summer heat just too hot to handle? Cool down with this summery salad. Add summery fruits, vegetables, herbs to create your own fresh Tuna salad. For a more chilled out lunch experience, add a with a dash of Zolonnaise.


  • 1 tablespoon Wasabi mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon regular or light mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • A pinch of sea salt
  • 1/2 pound fresh tuna
  • 20 sugar snap peas, cap removed and pods sliced
  • 2 tomatoes, cut in half and seeds removed
  • 2 ripe peaches, skin and pit removed, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped pickled ginger
  • 1 tablespoon fresh chopped chives
  • 15-20 basil leaves, finely chopped into a chiffonade


  1. In a large salad bowl, stir together the two mayos, olive oil and salt. Set aside.
  2. Heat a skillet, film it with a tiny bit of oil, and pan sear the fish on both side, until it is cooked on the outside but slightly raw in the very center. Remove fish from pan and set aside on a plate to cool.
  3. Into the bowl, add the peas, tomatoes, peaches, ginger, chives and basil. Stir to combine with dressing.
  4. When fish is cool, chop it and add to the salad, along with any accumulated juices on the plate. Stir gently to combine.
  5. Garnish with whatever you have on hand that is cute – a tiny sprig of basil, a cherry tomato or two, a couple of long chives – just something to give it additional interest.
Serves: 2