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Russian salads aren't leafy, they're hearty! This creamy Tuna Rice Salad recipe is perfect as a side salad, or even on a piece of rye bread! Tuna, rice, cucumbers, green onions and lots of of mayo!
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Russian Rice Salad (рыбный салат)

Russian salads aren't leafy, they're hearty! This creamy Tuna Rice Salad recipe is perfect for your summer bbq or picnic. Tuna, rice, cucumbers, green onions, dill and lots of of mayo!
Course Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine Russian
Keyword fish salad, Rice Salad, rice salad recipe, Tuna Salad with Rice
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cooling Time for Rice 5 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 6 people
Author PetersFoodAdventures

Ingredients

  • 15 oz chunky canned tuna in spring water 425 grams
  • 2 cups of uncooked rice
  • 3 spring onions thinly sliced
  • ¾ long english cucumber
  • 1 ½ cups of mayonnaise
  • fresh dill
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Wash and cook the rice according to instructions. Fluff it and let it cool.
  • Chop cucumber into quarters, de-seed and slice into thin pieces.
  • Slice the spring onions, and finely chop the dill - to taste (I had approx 2 tablespoons of chopped dill)
  • In a large bowl, combine rice, tuna, onions, cucumber mayonnaise, and dill. Season with salt and pepper, and add more mayonnaise if required.
  • Refrigerate for 1 hour before serving.