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Thai food meets tuna in this healthy Thai-inspired tuna stuffed avocado.

Avocado halves stuffed with Thai-inspired tuna, garnished with chopped cilantro and drizzled with spicy Asian chili sauce

Tuna stuffed avocados are something I eat as a healthy lunch option at least once a week. I’m always experimenting with creating new flavors. You’ve probably seen my viral recipe for a Mexican-inspired tuna stuffed avocado, and now I’m bringing you an all new one that has quickly become my new favorite. There’s no need for mayo in this tuna recipe! We’re keeping it healthy and tasty.

Pro Tip: use a high quality tuna for this recipe like Bumble Bee Solid White Albacore. Trust me, it matters. You can see the difference in quality just by opening the can.

In this recipe I’m flavoring tuna with lime juice, soy sauce, and garlic and am utilizing the tuna itself instead of the staple Thai flavor of fish sauce. The result is a light and refreshing Thai-style avocado that makes an absolute heavenly lunch. Add in the cilantro, green onions, and chopped peanuts and you’ve got yourself quite the little meal. If you are feeling spicy I highly recommend drizzling it with a little hot chili sauce. It packs that extra punch.
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Avocado halves stuffed with Thai-inspired tuna, garnished with chopped cilantro and drizzled with spicy Asian chili sauce
Thai food meets tuna in this healthy Thai-inspired tuna stuffed avocado.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
  • 1 12 oz can Bumble Bee Solid White Albacore Tuna
  • 2 avocados halved and pitted
  • 2 limes juiced
  • 2 teaspoons soy sauce
  • 1 clove garlic crushed
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/4 cup sliced green onions
  • 1/4 cup chopped peanuts
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 2 teaspoons Asian hot chili sauce optional
  • Use a spoon to hollow out the avocados, creating a bowl effect, leaving plenty of avocado to form edible bowl walls. Place scooped avocado into a mixing bowl and mash with a fork.
  • Drain tuna and place into mixing bowl with avocado. Add in lime juice, soy sauce, garlic, cilantro, green onions, peanuts, and red pepper flakes. Stir to combine.
  • Stuff into prepared avocado bowls.
  • Want it spicy? Drizzle with hot chili sauce and serve.


Calories: 608kcal | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 43g | Fat: 40g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 61mg | Sodium: 848mg | Potassium: 1536mg | Fiber: 17g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 790IU | Vitamin C: 43.7mg | Calcium: 103mg | Iron: 5.3mg
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Thai Tuna Stuffed Avocado
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February 17, 2019 11:38 am

5 stars
This was delicious! I’m looking for ways to get more potassium, but omg, the thai twist made this a huge treat!

A little twist on the drizzle: panang curry paste mixed with water and a touch of honey.

May 17, 2018 11:37 am

can this be made with canned salmon also

March 15, 2017 7:51 am

Easy and amazing. Will make these again.

January 13, 2017 3:08 pm

btw –

getting a 404 error.

It’s the hyperlink associated with the 100+ Healthy Recipes graphic.

March 5, 2016 9:13 pm

I was looking for something tasty and light for dinner tonight. Can't wait to taste this.

February 22, 2016 7:04 pm

What a great idea — and the image made me want to take a bite out of my monitor. Brilliant concept — we adore tuna but this moves it out of "same old/same old." Thanks.

February 16, 2016 4:42 pm

OK, so I am SPEECHLESS! These are amazing! Definitely sharing with my readers and making soon! <3

February 10, 2016 4:34 pm

I have everything already to make this and I seriously love thai flavors, tuna and avocado! This is going to be lunch!

February 10, 2016 2:18 am

Avocados are a staple in our house and I love the idea of Thai version of a stuffed avocado!

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