Tuna Salad Sandwich: Lunchtime Delight with KEWPIE Mayonnaise


Our Tuna Salad Sandwich isn’t just any sandwich; it’s where simplicity meets elegance. This classic dish is elevated by using KEWPIE Mayonnaise. This recipe combines tender chunks of tuna, the crunch of fresh celery, and the zesty kick of chives, all harmoniously bound by creamy KEWPIE Mayonnaise. It’s more than just food; it’s a midday meal that provides a refreshing escape from the ordinary.

Kewpie Synergy

The secret to this sandwich’s charm lies in the KEWPIE Mayonnaise. It’s the soul of the sandwich, binding all the ingredients together . KEWPIE Mayonnaise introduces a velvety texture and a subtle tanginess that makes humble tuna salad into a gourmet experience. It’s a testament to what happens when a bit of Eastern culinary finesse meets a Western classic.


Makes 2 large or 3 regular sandwiches

For the Tuna Salad:

  • 2 cans (5oz each) tuna packed in water, drained
  • ¾ cup KEWPIE Mayonnaise
  • 2 Tbsp. chopped fresh chives
  • ½ celery stalk, finely chopped
  • Dash of black pepper

For the Sandwiches:

  • 4 large or 6 regular slices of your preferred bread
  • Sliced tomato
  • Lettuce leaves
  • Sliced red onion
  • Sliced Swiss cheese


  1. For the Salad: Combine the drained tuna, KEWPIE Mayonnaise, chives, celery, and black pepper in a bowl. Mix them gently to ensure a nice blend while maintaining the tuna’s texture.
  2. To Assemble: Spread a portion of the tuna salad over half of the bread slices. Add layers of lettuce, tomato, red onion, and Swiss cheese. Crown with the remaining bread slices, creating a perfect harmony of flavors.

Kewpie Pro Tip

Achieving the perfect Tuna Salad Sandwich is all about balance and texture. The crispness of the vegetables should contrast with the smooth, creamy richness of the KEWPIE Mayonnaise-enriched tuna. Pay attention to the layering—each ingredient should complement the others. With KEWPIE Mayonnaise as your secret ingredient, you’ll turn this everyday sandwich into a gourmet delight.

Kewpie Mayonnaise 500g (Product of Japan)