AtĂșn a la Mexicana

AtĂșn a la Mexicana is a tasty and spicy dish. It's so EASY and ready in 20 minutes with just enough heat to make you want more. AtĂșn a la Mexicana topped with avocado and served with salt crackers and hot sauce.

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AtĂșn a la Mexicana strikes high marks with me. I’m all about EASY meals packed with lots of flavor.

This Mexican-style recipe is just that. It is ready in no time flat and packed with deliciousness.

Even the most select of eats in my family like it, but the best part is that it doesn't break the bank.

Have all your ingredients ready. It gathers in an instant!

Several Mexican recipes using canned tuna: Atun a la Veracruzana, Tortitas de Papa con Atun, Tostadas de Atun

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ingredients

  • Tuna
  • Onion
  • tomatoes
  • Jalapeno
  • olive oil
  • Salt

This Mexican seafood recipe requires very few ingredients.

It's already a budget-friendly dish, but there are some replacements to make it completely mortgage-friendly and more economical.

Like:

  • Use an 8-ounce can of tomato sauce instead of fresh tomato.
  • Use pickled jalapeno instead of fresh jalapeno.
  • Use 1 teaspoon of onion powder instead of fresh onion. OR, serve with pickled onions.

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Here's how to do it

  • Heat olive oil in a frying pan.
  • Saute onions and jalapeno while stirring constantly.

It only takes 1-2 minutes to cook. Once the onion is transparent, go to the next step.

For those of you who like spicy food, add more jalapeno.

Or, if you feed a lot of people, serve this bowl of hot sauce and pickled jalapenos to add more spice.

  • Add the diced tomato to the skillet.
  • This will only take 3-4 minutes.

Any Mexican recipe that refers to “a la Mexicana” has this combination of ingredients – jalapeno, onions and tomatoes.

Green, white and red. The colors of the Mexican flag.

You can also see people using serranoprĂŠer instead of jalapenos, as the two chile peppers are interchangeable in recipes.

More Mexican style recipes: Huevos a la Mexicana, Bistec a la Mexicana, Calabacitas a la Mexicana

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  • Empty the canned tuna.
  • Add tuna to the skillet.

Cooking this dish takes only 5 minutes from here.

Tuna in water was used in this recipe, but you can also use tuna in oil. Make sure to drain the liquid.

Can you make canned tuna? Yes, in this recipe, the tuna is cooked. It works well in several recipes.

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  • Season with salt.
  • Mix all the ingredients to combine.

You can also add a pinch oregano and a squeeze of lime juice for some added flavor.

Which spices go well with canned tuna? Thyme, paprika, oregano, cumin, garlic powder, onion powder, basil, cayenne pepper

How long does it last?

In the fridge Atun a la Mexicana will last up to 3 days. Freezing this dish is not recommended.

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Serve with salt crackers, on one homemade tostada, or with a handful of chips.

Or make it a complete meal and serve with: Pasta Green Salad Mexican white rice Refried beans

Atun a la Mexicana is a tasty blend of spicy and delicious. It's a quick dinner WINNER!

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AtĂșn a la Mexicana

AtĂșn a la Mexicana is a tasty and spicy dish. It's so EASY and ready in 20 minutes with just enough heat to make you want more. Course: Lunch or dinner Cuisine: Mexican Preparation time: 7 minutes Cooking time: 13 minutes Total time: 20 minutes Servings: 4 people Calories: 113kcal

ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/4 onion cubes
  • 1 jalapeno fine dice
  • 1 tomato dice
  • 2 cans of tuna drained
  • 1 teaspoon salt

Instructions

  • Heat olive oil in a frying pan.
  • SautĂ© onion and jalapeno.
  • Cook for 1 minute. Stirring constantly.
  • Add the tomato.
  • Stir to combine
  • Cook for 3 minutes.
  • Add the drained tins of tuna.
  • Season with salt.
  • Stir to combine.
  • Cook for 5 minutes.

notes

Change options:

  • Use an 8-ounce can of tomato sauce instead of fresh tomato.
  • Use pickled jalapeno instead of fresh jalapeno.
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder instead of fresh onion.

You can also add a pinch of oregano and a squeeze of lime juice to some added flavor.

Nutrition

Calories: 113kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 17g | Fat: 4g | Saturated fat: 1 g | Cholesterol: 31 mg | Sodium: 309 mg | Potassium: 235 mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 342IU | Vitamin C: 9 mg | Calcium: 18 mg | Iron: 1 mg

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