Thai Tuna Salad Wraps

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One of my favorite places to eat in my neighborhood is a cozy little family-owned Thai place on the corner of a strip mall where I used to work. It was a popular pit stop for employees on their lunch break, but I worked the night shift, so I always missed peak business hours any time a Thai-food craving struck. Which was perfect, because I’d get the place to myself.

I could wake up near closing time with a Thai iced tea or Thai coffee before going into work and slurp down some leftover Tom Kha Gai or Beef Udon on my own midnight lunch break. And if I was feeling particularly hungry, I’d pick up some of their spicy, peanut-y tuna salad. Mmf.

This AIP-friendly version is a modest ode to that riot of Thai flavors, served up on a lettuce wrap with plenty of spice and texture despite the lack of red chilies and nuts!

Thai Tuna Salad Wraps
 
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Serves: 4 servings
Ingredients
  • 4 5-ounce cans tuna
  • ½ small red onion, sliced thin
  • 2 green onions, sliced
  • 1" ginger, peeled and sliced
  • ¼ cup coconut cream
  • 2 tbsp lime juice
  • 2 tbsp fish sauce
  • 2 tbsp Thai basil, chopped fine
  • 1 head romaine lettuce
Instructions
  1. Add all ingredients except the lettuce to a mixing bowl and stir to combine.
  2. Refrigerate until chilled, at least 20 minutes, then serve wrapped inside lettuce leaves.

 

About Christina Feindel

Christina Feindel came to the AIP after she was diagnosed with Hashimoto's, Celiac, and Interstitial Cystitis in her early twenties after more than a decade of declining health. As her degenerative and debilitating symptoms began disappearing, Christina began sharing recipes and experiences at A Clean Plate and is now the author of several healthy e-books. Christina believes that good, healthy food should be accessible and appealing to anyone on any budget, with any amount of time, and with the bare minimum of ingredients. She also believes that any illness can be improved or even eliminated by starting with a clean plate. You can find her on Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, and Twitter.

1 comment

  • Carenna Willmont says

    I made this today. Thank you! I love trying new things.

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