fast and spicy tuna toastie
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Fast and spicy tuna toastie

Recipe (lunch)


Toasted bread, perfeclty melted and if you are lucky you will have a piece of crispy cheese that will sneak out during baking. Yes, it’s time for a tuna toastie with cheddar and sambal!

  • 1

    Add 300 ml white wine vinegar and three tablespoons of sugar tot the pan. Heat it until the sugar has dissolved.

  • 2

    Slice the cucumber in half and scoop out the seads.

  • 3

    Switch the fire off and cool the sugar down.

  • 4

    Peel the cucumber with a speed peeler in thinly slices and add the cucumber to the cold dried sugar.

  • 5

    Use 200 grams of tuna, fresh or canned. If you use fresh tuna, cut i tinto small pices.

  • 6

    Add 2-3 teaspoons of sambal and slice a half red onion in shredded pieces. Add the tuna tot he bowl.

  • 7

    Give it a bit of scallion and add some salt for more flavor.

  • 8

    Last but not least add some lime juice , cilantro leaves, a few drops of olive oil and give it a mix.

  • 9

    Top the bread off with the tuna, add the cheddar cheese slices and put the other slice of bread on top. Toast the toastie in a pan for about 6-8 minutes or with an iron toast.

  • 10

    Plate the tuna toastie up and add the cucumber to finish the dish.


  • - 1 cucumber, in slices

  • - 300 ml white wine vinegar

  • - 3 tablespoons of sugar

  • - 200 gr fresh tuna or canned

  • - 2 till 3 teaspoons sambal

  • - 1/2 red onion, shredded

  • - 1/2 scallion, in rings

  • - 1 lime, the juice

  • - 3 sproutes cilantro

  • - a few drops olive oil

  • - 4 slices of white bread

  • - 4 slices of cheddar cheese

  • 20 minutes
  • 2 persons