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Tuna Sisig

A perfect “quarantine” meal that’s simple to prepare yet packed with flavor 
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Course: Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine: Filipino
Servings: 3 people
Author: Pam from PinoyBites


  • 2 184 g solid light canned tuna well drained
  • 2 tablespoons cooking oil
  • 1 large onion divided
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ¼ teaspoon grated ginger
  • 2 teaspoons Knorr liquid seasoning or light soy sauce
  • 1 Tablespoon mayonnaise
  • 1 Tablespoon lemon juice
  • Ground black pepper according to taste
  • 1 red chili finely chopped (optional)
  • 1 fried egg optional
  • chives or green onions garnish

Here's How:

  • Heat a large frying pan (preferably nonstick) and add 2 tablespoons of oil. Add the tuna and half of the chopped onions. Then, sprinkle garlic powder and the grated ginger. Stir carefully just to combine and cook/fry until evenly browning. Do not stir too much for faster browning and also to keep the bigger chunks intact. You can add a tablespoon more oil to encourage browning.
  • Add liquid seasoning, mayonnaise, lemon juice, ground black pepper, red chili (if using). Gently mix to combine the seasoning well. Add the remaining chopped onions and turn the heat off.
  • Transfer to a serving platter, garnish with snipped chives, some lemon slices and top with fried egg (if using).