Tuna rice with eggs

Tuna rice with eggs on a baking dish

If you like tuna and easy and tasty oven recipes you must try this delicious tuna rice recipe with egg! If you going to invite friends this recipe is ideal to receive them! Bon appetit!!!

Category: Fish, Recipes
Servings:: 4
Prep Time:10 m
Cook Time:50 m
Total Time:60 m
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  • 400 grams (14 ounces) canned tuna
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 medium onion
  • 50 ml (1/4 cup) olive oil
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 250 grams (1 1/4 cups) rice
  • Nutmeg (to taste)
  • 125 grams (4 1/2 ounces) grated cheese
  • Salt (to taste)
  • For the béchamel sauce:

  • 200 ml (about 1 cup) milk
  • 2 tablespoons corn starch flour
  • 1/2 tablespoon butter
  • Pepper (to taste)
  • Nutmeg (to taste)
  • Salt (to taste)


  1. For the béchamel sauce:
    Place the butter in a saucepan and heat over low heat. When the butter start to melt, add the flour with a little milk and whisk until the flour is dissolved. Gradually add the rest of the milk, increase to medium heat and stir until a homogeneous and creamy mixture, about 10 minutes.
  2. Turn off the heat and season with a little salt, pepper and nutmeg. Mix the seasonings in the sauce and let cool. Béchamel sauce recipe.
  3. Cook the eggs in a saucepan with water. When the eggs are cooked, peel them, cut into round slices and set aside. Shred the tuna with a fork and set aside.
  4. Place the olive oil and the chopped onion in a saucepan and saute until the onion start to turn slightly golden brown, stirring occasionally. Add the rice and season with a little salt. Stir and fry the rice in the olive oil for about a minute. Pour the water (twice the rice volume) and boil over medium-high heat. When starts boiling, reduce to low heat and cook for 10 to 12 minutes. When the rice is cooked, mix the shredded tuna in the rice and turn off the heat.
  5. Preheat the oven to 180ºC (350ºF).
  6. In a bowl, combine the béchamel sauce, the egg yolk and the nutmeg.
  7. Place the rice and tuna mixture on a baking dish and garnish with egg slices. Drizzle with the béchamel mixtureTuna, rice and eggs drizzled with béchamel on a baking dish and sprinkle with grated cheese.Tuna, rice, eggs, béchamel and grated cheese on a baking dish Bake until golden brown, about 30 to 35 minutes.
  8. Turn off the oven and serve.
Tuna rice with eggs
Nutrition facts
Serves 4
Per Serving:
Calories 754
Total Fat 36.5 g(47%)
Saturated Fat 12.5 g(63%)
Cholesterol 206 mg(69%)
Sodium 354 mg(15%)
Total Carbohydrate 60.5 g(22%)
Protein 44 g

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