Tuna Lettuce Sushi Bites

Tuna Lettuce Sushi Bites

Nothing could beat the tuna or smoked salmon sushi, so what about enjoying it as a lighter snack bite.

Serves:  2 – 3 portions

Dietary: Vegetarian

Preparation time: 7 – 10 minutes

 

Ingredients

1 can tuna
1 tsp light mayonnaise or mustard
1 tomato, diced
1 carrot, thinly sliced
1 red onion, cubed
1 whole Lettuce
2 teaspoon lemon juice
1 teaspoon Olive oil
Paprika and cumin

or Smoked salmon and cream cheese.

 

Method

  1. Use the lettuce leaves as a base.
  2. Mix the tuna, lemon, light mayonnaise, tomato and spices together in a bowl.
  3. Place a spoon full of the tuna mixture on top of each lettuce leaf and align the thin-sliced carrots on top of the mix.
  4. Wrap the lettuce leaf around the mixture.
  5. Your sushi bites are ready.

For the Smoked salmon and cream cheese sushi bites

  1. Use the lettuce leaves as a base.
  2. Spread the creamy cheese, cubes of onion and tomato, and add the salmon on top.
  3. Wrap the lettuce around the mixture and your bites are ready to enjoy.

 

This recipe has been donated by Nourhan Barakat, Registered Associate Nutritionist

 

Nutrition Information

Per serving:
Total calories: 131 kcal
Fat: 5.1 g 
Saturated Fat: 0.7 g
Carbohydrate: 7.5 g
Total sugar: 6.1 g
Free sugar: 0.0 g
Fibre: 2.1 g
Protein: 12 g
Salt: 0.49 g

 

Nutrition Facts

It is recommended to have at least two portions of fish a week in which one portion is oily fish as part of a balanced and healthy eating lifestyle. This recipe would encourage you to include fish (tuna) and oily fish (salmon) as part of your snacks, starter or side dish. 

 

Variations

  1. Smoked salmon and cream cheese bites.

 

 

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