Canned Tuna Dan Dan Noodles

Canned Tuna Dan Dan Noodles

This riff on the Chinese inspired dan dan noodle (typically made with ground beef), substitutes in the pantry staple of canned tuna, for a quick and satisfying meal.
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  • Serves: 1 person



  1. Step 1

    Gather the ingredients.
  2. Step 2

    Whisk together, in a large bowl, the peanut butter, water, sesame seeds, soy, sesame oil, and vinegar until smooth. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  3. Step 3

    Add the re-heated cooked spaghetti and stir to amply coat the noodles. Set aside.
  4. Step 4

    Place tuna in a small bowl, and break into small pieces using a fork. Add the paprika, chile paste, oil, soy and sesame oil and stir vigorously to make a chunky sauce. 
  5. Step 5

    To serve, divide the spaghetti into a bowl and spoon over the spicy tuna. Garnish with scallion and sesame seeds.