Wasabi Tuna Sandwich

Menu Part: 
Sandwich/Wrap
Cuisine Type: 
Asian
Serves: 
8

This extraordinary tuna sandwich is full of spicy goodness. The wasabi gives it an extra kick. Root vegetable chips add some mellow crunch.

Ingredients

3⁄4 cup mayonnaise
3 tbsp. wasabi paste
3 tbsp. rice wine vinegar
2 large red onions, diced finely
8 celery stalks, diced finely
4 red peppers, diced finely
24 oz. oil-marinated tuna
1⁄2 cup black sesame seeds, toasted
4 small flat loaves peasant bread
Daikon sprouts, as needed

Steps

1. In a small bowl, whisk together mayonnaise, wasabi paste and rice wine vinegar; reserve.

2. In a large bowl, combine red onions, celery, red peppers, tuna and sesame seeds. Fold in mayonnaise; season to taste.

3. Slice loaves twice to make two sandwiches each. Line bottom piece with daikon sprouts and generously top with tuna mixture. Serve with Asian crackers or root vegetable chips, if desired.

More From FoodService Director

Managing Your Business
pizza toppings

When the FoodService Director editors first started tossing around the idea of an “influencers” issue, our minds immediately turned to, well, foodservice directors. After all, so much of the learning in this industry is a peer-to-peer experience, and it’s your influence that inspires the content in every single issue of this magazine.

Then we imagined the massive infighting that would occur if we tried to whittle ourselves down to a list of just 20 influential operators and thought better of it. There’s already enough arguing for us to do about which pizza toppings are best (...

Ideas and Innovation
granola bars

Where possible, we make grab-and-go items reimbursable. For example, if we’re serving a fruit and milk smoothie, we let students take a granola bar or other grain component to make it count as a meal.

Ideas and Innovation
unsung heroes graphic

Febin Bellamy, a senior at Georgetown University, is the founder of Unsung Heroes, a nonprofit that features service workers on college campuses in man-on-the-street-style Facebook interviews. This year, Bellamy is working with a dozen schools to launch their own chapters of the storytelling platform. Here’s what he’s learned about staff shoutouts.

Q: Why did you decide to start Unsung Heroes?

A: One day I started a conversation with a custodial worker in the business school that I would see all the time. I learned that we had a lot of similarities; for instance, we both wanted to...

Ideas and Innovation
bolognese sauce

We’re trying to bring scratch cooking to all the elementary schools, but we’re taking it dish by dish. Right now, we satellite a lot of the dishes out. This month we made a Bolognese from scratch, and went to each of the schools to talk to them about the process and see if they could implement it. It helps us find out the hurdles and what they are going to need to make it work.

FSD Resources