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spicy tuna melt baguette

Spicy Tuna Melts

The classic tuna-mayo mix with a Japanese twist. If you’ve ever wanted to add a fiery kick to a British staple, here’s your chance.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Lunch, Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine British, Japanese
Servings 1 person
Calories 451 kcal


  • 2 whole Part-baked baguettes
  • 1 tin Tuna
  • 2 whole Spring onions finely chopped
  • 1 handful Fresh coriander finely chopped
  • 3 tbsp Mayonnaise
  • 1/2 tsp Sesame oil
  • 1/2 tsp Dark soy sauce
  • 1/2 tsp Lime juice
  • 1/2 tsp Ginger paste
  • Grated mozzarella add to your heart's desire
  • 3 or 4 Jalapenos adjust according to taste
  • 1/2 tsp Garlic puree
  • 1/4 tsp Onion salt
  • 1/2 tsp Hot sauce adjust according to taste
  • 1 tsp Sesame seeds


  • Preheat your oven to 200 degrees Celsius (390 Fahrenheit)
  • Finely chop the spring onion and coriander. Throw these into a bowl with the tuna, separating the tuna flakes with a fork. Mix thoroughly.
  • Add your sauces and spices. No specific order, just whack ‘em all in. Mix until it becomes a paste of deliciousness.
  • Slice your baguettes in half and layer with tuna paste on one side.
  • Slice baguettes in half and layer with tuna paste on one side. Top the baguettes with jalapenos, grated cheese, and sesame seeds.
  • Bake for 10 minutes, or until you reach optimal meltiness.