Tinned fish can be a quick and convenient ingredient for a variety of recipes. Here’s a simple and flavorful recipe for a Tinned Fish Salad
– 2 cans (about 5 oz each) of your favorite tinned fish (such as tuna, salmon, sardines, or mackerel), drained
– 1/4 cup mayonnaise
– 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
– 1 tablespoon lemon juice
– 2 tablespoons red onion, finely chopped
– 1 celery stalk, finely chopped
– 1 tablespoon capers, drained
– Salt and pepper to taste
– Mixed salad greens (lettuce, spinach, arugula) for serving
– Cherry tomatoes for garnish
– Sliced cucumber for garnish
– Crusty bread or crackers for serving
1. **Prepare the Dressing:**
– In a small bowl, whisk together the mayonnaise, Dijon mustard, and lemon juice until well combined. This will be the dressing for your tinned fish salad.
2. **Combine the Salad Ingredients:**
– In a larger mixing bowl, flake the drained tinned fish with a fork.
– Add the chopped red onion, celery, and capers to the bowl.
3. **Mix in the Dressing:**
– Pour the dressing over the tinned fish mixture and gently toss until everything is well coated. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
4. **Assemble the Salad:**
– Arrange a bed of mixed salad greens on a serving platter or individual plates.
– Spoon the tinned fish mixture over the salad greens.
5. **Garnish and Serve:**
– Garnish the salad with cherry tomatoes and sliced cucumber.
Serve the tinned fish salad with crusty bread or crackers on the side.
This salad is not only quick and easy to prepare, but it’s also versatile. You can customize the ingredients based on your preferences, adding additional veggies, herbs, or even a sprinkle of your favorite cheese. Enjoy your delicious and nutritious tinned fish salad!