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Vegan “tuna” that taste like Tuna! One of the first recipes I got stuck into when I went vegan, I didn’t believe in it at first but when I made it and tried it I was blown away! I like to call it “chuna” because it is made using chickpeas which means it’s high in protein too!
Duration10 mins
Prep Time10 mins


  • 1 can cooked chickpeas in water
  • ¼ cup vegan mayonaise
  • 1 tbsp nutritional yeast
  • 1 tbsp nori sheet flakes 
  • 1 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 3 capers
  • 1 tbsp tamari
  • 1 pinch salt and pepper
  • ¼ cup red onion


  • Finley slice the red onion and capers.
  • Using a fork or a food processor, blend or mash the chickpeas up until you get the desired consistency.
  • Add all ingredients into the same bowl and mix.
  • Best served chilled on toast, in a sandwich, with salad or a jacket potato!
This recipe has been republished with permission. You can find the original recipe here.

Rachel Ama

Rachel Ama is a vegan queen. A dancing, cooking, kick-boxing, power-house of vegan inspiration. She knows the London vegan scene inside-out but she also looks abroad for flavor inspiration, and to both her Caribbean and African roots. She decided to go vegan overnight to try to improve her digestion - since then, she watched several documentaries and made the switch for good! She launched her YouTube channel in 2017 and now has almost 300,000 subscribers.