Spicy Tuna Quinoa Salad Bowl Recipe

Quick and easy but packed with flavor, this colorful Spicy Tuna Bowl is a perfect work-from-home lunch. Try it with Success® Tri-Color Quinoa, today!

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Spicy Tuna Quinoa Salad Bowl Recipe

Cooking time
PREP TIME 10 mins
Cooking time
COOK TIME 10 mins
Ready in
TOTAL TIME 20 mins


  • 2 bags Success® Tri-Color Quinoa
  • 2 cans (6 oz each) flaked tuna, drained
  • 1/4 cup diced celery
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tbsp lime juice
  • 1 tbsp Sriracha sauce
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced, divided
  • 1 avocado, peeled, pitted and thinly sliced
  • 1 tomato, diced
  • 1 cup shredded purple cabbage


  • When it comes to making a quick, tasty lunch, few recipes are as easy and satisfying as this Spicy Tuna Bowl. Packed with protein from quinoa and tuna, and an array of colorful, fresh veggies, this is a complete meal in one bowl!

    Step 1

  • Prepare quinoa according to package directions.

    Step 2

  • Meanwhile, stir together tuna, celery, mayonnaise, lime juice, Sriracha, salt, pepper and half of the green onion in a medium bowl.

    Step 3

  • Divide quinoa evenly among 4 bowls. Top with tuna mixture, avocado, tomato, and shredded cabbage. Sprinkle remaining green onions over top of each bowl.

    Recipe Tip

    This dish is also delicious topped with chopped cucumber, thinly sliced carrots and radish.

Complete Meal in a Bowl

If you’re constantly searching for easy meal ideas, you’re in the right spot. Thanks to our protein-packed Success® Tri-Color Quinoa, this spicy, fresh bowl is hearty, satisfying and loaded with flavor. Ready in just 20 minutes, this is an impressive dish that you’ll crave for workday lunches, again and again!

Add this complete meal-in-a-bowl to your list of home office lunch ideas, or take it with you and enjoy it wherever you need to be. If you love the convenience of using pantry items, such as canned tuna, quinoa or rice in your meals, you’ll also want to give our simple Tuna and Jasmine Rice Salad a try!

How to Customize

Easy to customize, this bowl can be made any way you like! Substitute another protein, such as salmon, chicken, tofu or beans, for the canned tuna. Amp up or tone down the spice level with a bit more or less Sriracha, or chop up a bit of fresh jalapeño if you really enjoy food with a kick. You can also pack on the garnishes to suit your tastes. Try sesame seeds, herbs, nuts, seaweed, and more!

Looking for a seafood option? Make shrimp fried rice.