Jalapeno Garlic Albacore Tacos

Jalapeno Garlic Albacore Tacos

Recipe and photos by Ashley Fielden

jalapeno Garlic Albacore Tacos

Taco Ingredients:

1 can jalapeño garlic albacore 7.5 oz. (makes about 4 street tacos)

4 street taco tortillas

1 cup shredded lettuce of your choice (I used kale and cabbage mixture)

1 avocado sliced, pit removed

1/2 cup slices cherry tomatoes

1 jalapeño sliced

2 tbsp cilantro chopped (for topping tacos)

1 lime (freshly squeezed over finished tacos)

Hot sauce of choice

 

Aioli Recipe: (Makes enough for 8 tacos at least!)

1/2cup mayonnaise

1/4 cup greek yogurt

1/2 tsp of pepper

1/4 tsp salt

1 tsp cumin

1 or 2 limes squeezed

1/4 cup cilantro

2 garlic minced

*Blend together and to tacos!

 

Recipe:

Toss your lettuce in cilantro/lime aioli, add to street taco tortilla.

Layer jalapeño garlic albacore that you have sautéed in a pan with a little smoked paprika or Cajun seasoning. (1tsp seasoning per can used.) Add to taco.

Sprinkle slices of avocado, tomatoes, and cilantro on top.

And if you’re really into the spice (like us) add hot sauce to top it all off!

 

Mediterranean Style Albacore Tuna Wraps 

Mediterranean Style Albacore Tuna Wraps
Recipe and photo by Stacy Petty
Ingredients:
-1 (7.5oz) can of Jalapeño Garlic Albacore Tuna
-1 tbsp lemon juice
-1/3 cup mayo
-3 tbsp pickle relish
-1/4 cup finely chopped red onion
-1/2 cup finely chopped walnuts
-3/4 cup sliced grapes
-1/2 tsp salt
-1/4 tsp pepper
-*optional * microgreens for garnish
Instructions:
In a bowl add your tuna, mix with lemon juice, mayonnaise, pickle relish, red onion, walnuts and grapes. Stir all together to combine. Add salt and pepper to taste. Spoon mixture into romaine lettuce leaves, or enjoy with crackers, bread, or even chips! It’s so incredibly delicious, almost addictive!

Asian-Style Cucumber Salmon Bites

Asian-Style Cucumber Salmon Bites

Ingredients

  • 1, 7.5 oz can Gourmet Chinook Salmon
  • ¼ cup chopped green onion, plus more to serve
  • 2 tbsp mayonnaise 
  • 1 tbsp coconut aminos
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • ½ tsp grated ginger
  • Pinch salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 large cucumber, sliced
  • Sesame seeds, to serve

 

Directions

  1. Add the salmon to a medium bowl and break up with a fork. Add the green onion, mayonnaise, coconut aminos, sesame oil, grated ginger, and a pinch of salt and pepper and mix to combine.
  2. Scoop the salmon mixture onto the cucumber slices. Top with more chopped green onion and sesame seeds and enjoy!

Feta & Spinach Tuna Meatballs

Feta & Spinach Tuna Meatballs

Ingredients

  • 2 cans Oregon’s Choice Gourmet Albacore Tuna
  • 2 eggs
  • ½ lemon, juiced
  • ½ tbsp lemon zest
  • ½ cup breadcrumbs
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp za’atar
  • Pinch of salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 cup spinach, finely chopped
  • ½ cup crumbled feta cheese
  • Avocado oil, to fry

 

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl, whisk the eggs and lemon juice. Add the lemon zest, breadcrumbs, garlic powder, onion powder, za’atar, and salt and pepper and whisk with a fork to combine.
  2. Add the tuna, spinach, and feta cheese and mix with a fork until well combined. Form the mixture into golf ball sized balls.
  3. Heat a large skillet over medium high heat. Add enough avocado oil to coat the bottom of the pan in a thin layer. When the oil is hot, carefully place a few tuna balls in the pan. Cook for about 3-4 minutes on each side, until golden brown.
  4. Remove from the pan and let cool slightly before serving with tzatziki or otherwise as desired.

 

tuna meatballs

 

Salmon Burgers with Lemon Dill Aioli

Salmon Burgers with Lemon Dill Aioli

 

Ingredients-  makes 4 burgers

  • 4 Brioche Buns
  • Arugula
  • Pickled Cucumber – optional but recommended (recipe below)
  • Avocado oil, for frying

Pickled Cucumber

  • 1 cup hot water
  • ½ cup apple cider vinegar
  • ½ cup white wine vinegar
  • 2 cloves garlic, sliced
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ½ tsp red pepper flakes
  • 2 cucumbers, very thinly sliced

Lemon Dill Aioli

  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • ½ – 1 lemon, juiced
  • ¼ cup freshly chopped dill
  • 4 medium cloves garlic, minced

Salmon Patty

  • 2 cans Oregon’s Choice Alaskan Sockeye Salmon
  • 1 egg + 1 egg yolk
  • ¼ cup fine diced shallot
  • ½ lemon, juiced
  • ½ cup breadcrumbs
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • ½ tsp paprika
  • Pinch of salt and pepper

 

Directions

  1. In a large airtight container, mix together the hot water, vinegars, garlic, salt, and red pepper flakes.
  2. Add the sliced cucumbers. Let sit at room temperature for 30 minutes before serving or storing in the refrigerator. Store for at least 4 hours or overnight before serving.
  3. Make the lemon dill aioli by whisking together all of the ingredients in a bowl. Set aside.
  4. To make the salmon burgers, combine all of the patty ingredients into a large bowl. Use a fork or your hands to mix until well combined. Form the mixture into 4 patties.
  5. Heat a cast iron skillet or grill pan over medium high heat. Once hot, add 1 tbsp avocado oil. Add the patties and cook for 3-5 minutes per side, or until golden brown and slightly crisp.
  6. To serve, place a generous amount of the lemon dill aioli onto each half of the burger buns. Layer with a large handful of fresh arugula, the salmon patty, pickled cucumbers, and the top bun. Enjoy immediately!

Salmon Burger Patties

Alaskan Sockeye Salmon Chowder

Alaskan Sockeye Salmon Chowder

Sockeye Salmon Chowder

 

Ingredients

  • 4 tbsp butter
  • 1 medium white onion, diced
  • 3 celery stalks, diced
  • 1 tbsp minced garlic
  • 2 corn cobs, with the corn cut off (save the cobs for simmering)
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ½ tsp pepper
  • 1 tsp paprika 
  • ½ tsp red pepper flakes
  • 1 tbsp capers, chopped
  • 1 tsp dijon
  • 2 tbsp tomato paste
  • 4 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 lb gold potatoes, diced into ½” cubes
  • 2 cans Oregon’s Choice Alaskan Sockeye Salmon
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 4 oz cream cheese, softened
  • ½ cup heavy cream

 

Optional Garnishes

  • Drizzle of heavy cream
  • Fresh parsley
  • Fresh corn
  • Jalapeno slices
  • Lemon slices

 

Directions

  1. Heat a large heavy bottomed pan over medium high heat. 
  2. Add the butter. Once melted, add the onion and celery. Saute for about 2-3 minutes, then add the minced garlic and saute for another minute. Add the corn and stir. 
  3. Add the salt, pepper, paprika, red pepper flakes, capers, and dijon. Saute for about 1 minute, then add the tomato paste and saute for another minute.
  4. Add the vegetable broth, potatoes, and salmon. Add the shaved corn cobs and bay leaves to the pot. Stir and bring to a simmer. Once simmering, reduce the heat to medium-low and cover. Simmer for about 25-30 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the potatoes are tender. 
  5. Remove the corn cobs and bay leaves. 
  6. Stir in the cream cheese and heavy cream until smooth. Dish up and garnish as desired!

 

Crab Cake Poppers with Herbed Lemon Aioli

 

Ingredients

Poppers

  • 2 cans Oregon’s Choice Pacific Dungeness Crab, drained
  • 2 oz cream cheese, softened
  • 1 egg yolk
  • ½ lemon, juiced
  • ¼ cup shredded mozzarella
  • ¼ cup shredded smoked gouda
  • ½ cup panko breadcrumbs 
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • ⅛ tsp cayenne
  • Pinch of salt and pepper
  • More panko breadcrumbs for rolling
  • Avocado oil, for frying

 

Aioli 

  • ½ cup mayonnaise
  • ¼ cup sour cream
  • 2 tbsp chopped fresh chives
  • 2 tbsp chopped fresh parsley
  • ½ lemon, juiced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • Salt and pepper to taste

 

Directions

  1. To make the aioli, combine all ingredients until combined. Refrigerate until ready to serve. 
  2. To make the poppers, pour the crab into a large mixing bowl and break up with a fork. Add the cream cheese and break up with a fork until completely combined. 
  3. Add the remaining ingredients (minus the avocado oil + additional bread crumbs) and mix until completely combined. 
  4. Use a cookie scoop and roll into balls. Roll the balls into extra panko then place in the fridge while you heat the oil for frying.  
  5. Heat a cast iron skillet over medium high heat and add about ½ inch of avocado oil to the pan. Once the oil reaches 350 degrees, reduce the heat to medium to avoid burning, but keep an eye on the temp to make sure it doesn’t dip too low. 
  6. Add the poppers and fry for about 3-5 minutes per side until golden brown.
  7. Once done, remove from the pan and place on a paper towel lined plate to drain.

Dungeness Crab Poppers

Thai Tuna Sliders with Broccoli Slaw

Thai Tuna Sliders with Broccoli Slaw

 

Tuna Sliders

Ingredients – makes 6 sliders

  • 2 cans Oregon’s Choice Jalapeno Garlic Albacore Tuna
  • 1 egg + 1 egg yolk
  • 1/2 cup breadcrumbs
  • ¼ cup chopped green onion
  • 2 tbsp chopped cilantro
  • ½ lime, juiced
  • 1 inch knob ginger, grated
  • Avocado oil, to fry
  • 6 slider buns, to serve
  • Mayonnaise + sriracha sauce, to serve – optional
  • Chopped cilantro, to serve 

Slaw

  • 12 oz broccoli slaw
  • ¼ cup chopped peanuts
  • 1 tbsp mayonnaise
  • 1 tbsp creamy peanut butter
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • ½ tbsp sriracha
  • ½ lime, juiced

Directions

  1. In a medium bowl, break up the tuna with a fork. Add the egg, breadcrumbs, green onion, cilantro, lime, and ginger. Mix well to combine the ingredients, add the egg yolk, and mix again.
  2. Working one at a time, scoop ⅓ cup of the tuna mixture and form into a small patty. Repeat with the remaining tuna mixture (you should have 6 patties). Let chill in the fridge for 30 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, mix together the ingredients for the slaw.
  4. Heat a large skillet over medium heat and add a couple tablespoons of avocado oil to prepare to fry the patties. When the oil is hot, place the patties in the skillet and fry for about 3-4 minutes per side, or until golden brown and crisp.
  5. In a small bowl, whisk together your desired amount of mayonnaise and sriracha until smooth.
  6. Assemble the sliders with a layer of sriracha mayo, then the tuna patty. Top with the slaw and cilantro if desired.

Avocado Tuna Chickpea Salad

Avocado Tuna Chickpea Salad

 

Ingredients

 

Dressing

  • 1 medium shallot, thinly sliced
  • 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • ½ lemon, juiced (about 2 tbsp)
  • ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • ¼ cup chopped parsley
  • ½ tbsp lemon zest
  • ½ tbsp dijon
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • ¼ tsp red pepper flakes
  • Pinch of salt and pepper

 

Directions

  1. Add the shallot to a small bowl and toss with lemon juice and apple cider vinegar. Let sit for 10 minutes to macerate the onion.
  2. Add the olive oil, parsley, lemon, garlic, red pepper flakes, and salt and pepper to taste. Stir to combine, then pour over the tuna mixture in the large bowl. Toss to coat the salad ingredients with the dressing.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, add the tuna and break up with a fork. Add the chickpeas, avocado, cherry tomatoes, and cucumber.
  4. Pour the shallot mixture over the top of the salad and toss until combined. 
  5. Garnish with lemon wedges and more parsley if desired.

Tuna Chickpea Salad

Salmon Salad: Two Ways

Salmon Salad Two Ways

Ingredients

Salmon Salad

  • 2 cans Oregon’s Choice Chinook Salmon, drained
  • 3 oz cream cheese, softened
  • 3 tbsp unsweetened greek yogurt
  • ½ cup celery, finely diced
  • 1-2 tbsp fresh chives, minced
  • 1-2 tbsp fresh parsley, minced
  • 1-2 tbsp fresh dill, minced
  • ½ tbsp capers, chopped
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Lettuce Wraps

  • Butter Lettuce
  • Prepared salmon salad
  • Sesame seeds
  • Freshly cracked black pepper

Avocado Toast

  • Toasted sourdough
  • Prepared salmon salad
  • Ripe avocado, sliced
  • Dill
  • Freshly cracked black pepper
  • Red pepper flakes

Directions

  1. Combine all salmon salad ingredients into a medium sized bowl and mix until thoroughly combined. Add 2 tbsp each of fresh herbs for more if desired.
  2. To make the lettuce wraps, add the desired amount of prepared salmon salad onto butter lettuce. Sprinkle the lettuce wraps with sesame seeds and pepper.
  3. To make avocado toast, spread the desired amount of prepared salmon salad over the toast. Top with sliced avocado, more dill, pepper, and red pepper flakes.

salmon avocado toast