Eat | Tuna Salad with Crispy Chickpeas

  • 5 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil, divided
  • 1 15-oz. can chickpeas, rinsed, patted dry
  • Kosher salt
  • 1 small shallot, finely chopped
  • 2 Tbsp. mayonnaise
  • 1 Tbsp. Dijon mustard
  • 1 Tbsp. red wine vinegar
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 5-oz. can water-packed tuna, drained
  • 3 red or other endive, halved crosswise, leaves separated
  • ½ cup parsley leaves
  • 2 Tbsp. (heaping) sliced pickled chiles
  • ½ lemon


Step 1

Heat 3 Tbsp. oil in a large skillet over medium-high. Cook chickpeas, tossing occasionally, until crisp and golden brown, 6–8 minutes. Season with salt and let cool.

Step 2

Whisk shallot, mayonnaise, mustard, and vinegar in a large bowl; season dressing with salt and pepper. Mix in tuna, breaking up with a fork. Add chickpeas, endive, parsley, and pickled chiles. Finely grate zest from lemon over, then squeeze in juice. Pour in remaining 2 Tbsp. oil and toss to combine. Taste and season with more salt if needed.

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