Photography by Barry Frankel
Recipe Adapted from edible Hawaiian Islands
Sure, anyone can open a can of tuna and eat it right out of the can. But in a disaster, around day 5, you may start dreaming about something more delicious. Prepare now by adding some extra spices, oils, and vinegars to your emergency pantry box so you can dress up some simple recipes.
Course: Main Course


  • Knife


  • 2 5 oz. Cans of Tuna We Prefer White Albacore, Packed In Water
  • 1 Onion Chopped Fine
  • 2 tsp. Cappers Drained
  • 1 tsp. Lemon Juice or Juice from Capers
  • Pinch of Black Pepper
  • Olive Oil Optional


  • Open and drain tuna, reserving liquid.
  • Finely chop onion, capers, lemon juice, and pepper and add to tuna.
  • Stir to combine. Add olive oil if desired.
  • Add liquid from tuna to your pet’s dry mix. Give them a special treat too.