Emperor’s Easy Mandarin Tuna Wrap


1 Pound of fresh tuna-canned or packed tuna can be used. (Albacore preferably)
1 Pound lettuce, cleaned and trimmed
2 Cups cherry tomatoes, halved
1 Cup mandarin oranges
4 12 inch tortillas-flavored or plain

2 Cups plain no-fat or low fat yogurt
3 Tablespoons rice wine vinegar
1 Tablespoons minced ginger, teaspoon of dry would work
1 Tablespoon light soy sauce
1 Tablespoon fresh limejuice
1 Tablespoon lime zest
2 Tablespoon fresh orange juice
1 Tablespoon orange zest
2 Tablespoon light or dark brown sugar
1/2 Teaspoon crushed red pepper (optional)


Mix ingredients for dressing (can be made the day ahead) and hold cold. Brush lightly with oil or use a spray like Pam. Grill tuna until just firm, turning once, and hold until ready for wrap assembly. To assemble wraps: Place tortilla on flat dry surface. Spread about 2 Tablespoons of dressing on tortilla. Layer in order: 2cups loose fresh spinach, 4 Ounces tuna, ½ Cup tomatoes, ¼ Cup mandarin oranges, drizzle another Tablespoon of dressing across the top. Wrap burrito style. Cut completed wrap on the bias (at an angle) and serve with extra dressing.

These can be assembled before service. Wrap with plastic wrap and keep chilled. Cut them when you are ready to serve. Put extra dressing in tight seal container and keep cold until ready to serve. Serves 4