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Tuna Mousse on Crispy Fried Wontons with Mango Pineapple Salsa garnished with fresh cilantro and avocado served on a white platter with containers of Sam's Fresh Salsa in the background

Tuna Mousse on Crispy Wontons with Mango Pineapple Salsa


Seriously, we all have a favorite Tuna Salad recipe, right? Have you ever tried blending canned tuna into a smooth mousse? No? Well, then you should! Believe me, you are going to love this recipe for Tuna Mousse on Crispy Wontons with Mango Pineapple Salsa. Canned tuna is blended with the perfect amount of mayo and grainy mustard to form a smooth mousse. A spoonful of jarred jalapeños is then folded into the tuna mousse for the perfect touch of heat.

The mousse is then served on a crispy fried wonton and decorated with the most amazing fresh, mango pineapple salsa from Sam’s Fresh Salsa. Serve as a snack, or at your next family gathering or dinner party.


  • 2 cans tuna packed in oil
  • 8 to 10 wonton or gyoza wrappers
  • 4 to 6 ounces Sam’s Fresh Mango Pineapple Salsa
  • oil for frying
  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise 
  • 1 tablespoon grainy mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 to 2 teaspoons jarred jalapeños (diced)
  • 1/2 avocado sliced
  • 2 teaspoons fresh chopped cilantro
  • lime wedges, for serving


  1. Drain tuna. Do NOT rinse.
  2. Add tuna to a food processor with mayo, mustard and black pepper. 
  3. Pulse into a smooth mousse.
  4. Place tuna mousse in a bowl. Fold in jarred jalapeños. 
  5. Cover and place in fridge for at least 30 minutes.
  6. Heat oil in pan for frying.
  7. Place individual gyoza or wonton wrappers in hot oil. Crisp up on both sides (this will only take seconds).
  8. Lay fried wontons on paper towels to drain excess grease. Allow to cool down. 
  9. Place fried wonton crisps onto a platter.
  10. Add tuna mousse inside of a pastry bag. 
  11. Pipe approximately one tablespoon of tuna mixture onto each crisp wonton.
  12. Top each with a spoonful of Sam’s Fresh Mango Pineapple Salsa.
  13. Garnish each with fresh avocado slices and fresh chopped cilantro.
  14. Serve with lime wedges.
  15. ENJOY!

A perfect party appetizer! Tuna Mousse on Crispy Wontons with Mango Pineapple Salsa! #tuna #cannedtuna #salsa #wonton #appetizer #appetizers #appetizeridea #mousse #easyrecipe #foodtiktok #recipe #wontons Thanks to @danielle for the intro to Tuna Mousse from @JOE & THE JUICE

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  • tuna mousse can be prepared well ahead of time and stored in fridge
  • crisp wontons can also be made ahead of time
  • this recipe makes enough tuna mousse for 8 to 10 generous servings 
  • plan on one serving per guest as an appetizer (maybe two)
  • see post for additional notes and tips
  • Prep Time: 35 minutes
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes
  • Category: Appetizer
  • Method: Easy
  • Cuisine: Seafood


  • Serving Size: 1 serving

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