TUNA A LA KING

Complexity:  Medium

Ingredients:

  • 1 (8oz) can tuna, drained
  • 1 small onion
  • 3 pimento peppers
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 – 2 chive blades, thinly sliced
  • 1 sprig celery
  • Salt
  • Black pepper
  • 2 oz butter
  • 2 tbsp flour
  • 1 ½ cups milk

Directions:

  1. Dice onion, garlic, chive and celery.

  2. Heat butter in saucepan over medium heat. Add the diced seasonings. Sauté in butter for 2 minutes.

  3. Add the flour and mix with a wooden spoon. Mixture will come together like a paste, which is a roux.

  4. Add the milk and stir continuously until the mixture begins to thicken.

  5. Add the tuna and the corn and mix together. Season with a little salt and black pepper. Taste and adjust seasonings if necessary.

  6. Reduce heat and let simmer for a few more minutes. Do not let boil. Serve with rice or pasta.