Steamed Tuna

Steamed Tuna


"'Steamed' in Bahamian food isn't done with water. Instead it is when food is seasoned with onion, green pepper, and either tomato paste or ketchup. This is a great Bahamian recipe using canned tuna. Great with white rice."


25 m servings 143 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 143 kcal
  • 7%
  • Fat:
  • 3.1 g
  • 5%
  • Carbs:
  • 6.3g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 21.9 g
  • 44%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 25 mg
  • 8%
  • Sodium:
  • 418 mg
  • 17%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the bell pepper, onion and garlic; cook and stir until limp. Reduce the heat to medium, and stir in the seasoned salt, rosemary and ketchup. Simmer, stirring constantly, until slightly brown. Mix in the tuna, and cook for about 5 more minutes to blend the flavors before serving.
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  1. 16 Ratings


I decided to try this for a change of pace and to use some canned tuna that was a little more strongly flavored than we like for sandwiches. As I was making it, I started having strong doubts t...

It tasted pretty much like tuna & ketchup. Not worth the ingredients in my opinion.

This was a really really easy and quick recipe. It's also pretty good, much better than I was expecting at first, actually. I did add some diced tomatoes as well, and served with white rice and ...

I really enjoyed this dish. A simple and delicious entree. It also works very well with small macaroni pasta.

Great recipe for what I call a "supper saver", when you don't have many fresh ingredients in the house :) I though it should be called Sweet and Sour Tuna, I found the title misleading. I added...

This came out great for a last minute dinner! I did not have dried rosemary. I added a few splashes of red wine vinegar to the ketchup. Served over brown rice!

It was a nice way to dress up canned tuna.

pretty good,especially considering amount of ingredients/time needed!

I wanted to add that this works well with tofu as well. I just substitued the tofu for the tuna and added some water to the gravy and let it simmer for awhile.