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See-Food Salad (Fish free)

This is a great summer/BBQ/picnic recipe. With flavours and textures of seafood without the cruelty. Serve as a side dish, in a sandwich, baguette, wrap or taco.
Course: Appetizer, lunch, Side Dish
Cuisine: Sea food
Keyword: fish free, Sea food, see food, vegan fish


  • 1 tin chickpeas drained
  • 100 g firm tofu crumbled
  • 2 tbsp nori flakes buy or make from nori sheets
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1 small gherkin finely chopped
  • 1 tsp capers
  • 1 tsp wholegrain mustard
  • 1 tbsp miso
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • 1 celery stick chopped
  • 1/4 cup sweetcorn
  • generous pinch of sea salt
  • black pepper
  • 2 spring onions chopped
  • 4-6 tbsp vegan mayo add depending on taste preference.


  • Add the chickpeas to a large bowl and crumble in the tofu. Mash the chickpeas with a fork then add the nori, celery, sweetcorn, onion, garlic, 'tuna', gherkin, vinegar, miso, capers, mustard, salt, pepper and lemon juice. Mix together coating all the ingredients. now add the mayo then mix in. Pop in the fridge to chill for at least 30 minutes. Enjoy!



Tip: Try not to over mash the chickpeas. The course texture adds to the overall enjoyment of the salad. To make nori flakes put a sheet of nori in your blender and blend until you have a course powder. You can buy nori flakes in specialist stores. Alternatively finely cut into very small strips with scissors.