Loaded Tuna Lettuce Cups | Tuna Fish Recipes | Fishwife

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These awesome lettuce cups are quick and easy to make. You can opt for a healthier option by leaving off the Sushi Mayo and Sweet Indonesian Sauce, creating a carb clever snack!

Loaded Lettuce Cups

Prep Time

10 min


  1. 1 Tbsp sesame seeds
  2. 200g sashimi grade Yellowfin Tuna
  3. 1 Avocado
  4. 1 Tbsp soy sauce
  5. 1 Tbsp sesame oil (or olive oil)
  6. 3 Tbsp fresh coriander (chopped)
  7. 4 lettuce cups
  8. Salt
  9. Sushi mayonnaise
  10. Sweet Indonesian Sauce or Honey Soy
  11. Lemon wedges


  1. Toast the sesame seeds in the oven at 180 degrees for 6 minutes. Remove from the oven and set aside for later.
  2. Cut the tuna into small cubes and set aside in a bowl.
  3. Cut the avocado into small cubes and add to the tuna bowl.
  4. In a jug mix the soy sauce, sesame oil and coriander.
  5. Pour this mixture over the tuna and avocado and toss.
  6. On a platter or board, lay out the lettuce cups and fill with your tuna mixture.
  7. Sprinkle the sesame seeds over the cups.
  8. Season with salt.
  9. Add a healthy dose of sushi mayo and sweet Indonesian sauce.
  10. End off with a squeeze of lemon.


  1. For a carb clever option, leave out the mayonnaise and sweet Indonesian sauce. Equally as delicious with way less calories!

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