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Crispy Tinned Tuna Fish Cakes

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I usually use fresh fish for Crispy Tinned Tuna Fish Cakes but I didn’t want to go out to the store so I used the tinned variety today which turns out just as delicious

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Plate of Crispy Tinned Tuna Fish Cakes with a dipping sauce

Crispy Tinned Tuna Fish Cakes

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  • Prep Time: 30 minutes
  • Bake Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hours
  • Yield: 1620 depending on size 1x


I usually use fresh fish but I didn’t want to go out to the store so I used the tinned variety today which turns out just as delicious.


  • 4 Cans Tuna (drained)
  • 2 Potatoes (cubed & boiled)
  • 1 Tablespoon Garlic Powder
  • 1 Tablespoon Paprika
  • 2 Teaspoon Lemon Juice
  • 1 Tablespoon Sour Cream
  • 23 Green & Red Chillies (chopped)
  • Chopped Coriander/Dhania
  • Salt & Pepper to taste



  1. Cook potatoes in water, then drain and mash the potatoes.
  2. In a large bowl add all the ingredients to the fish and mix together.
  3. Shape and set on a baking sheet then place in the fridge for 10 minutes.
  4. Remove from fridge and start by dipping in egg first then roll in crumbs.
  5. Fry on medium heat until golden brown.
  6. Serve with your favorite dipping sauce and enjoy!!


  • Serving Size: 1
  • Calories: 70
  • Sugar: 1
  • Sodium: 55
  • Fat: 1
  • Saturated Fat: 0
  • Unsaturated Fat: 1
  • Trans Fat: 0
  • Carbohydrates: 7
  • Fiber: 1
  • Protein: 8
  • Cholesterol: 34
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What is a Fishcake?

A fishcake is a culinary dish consisting of filleted fish or other seafood minced or ground, mixed with a starchy ingredient, and fried until golden. Asian-style fishcakes usually contain fish with salt, water, flour, and eggs. They can include a combination of fish paste and surimi.

Why are my fish cakes falling apart?

Remove any bones from the cooked fish along with the skin, then flake the flesh into the potato-pea mix along with 2 tbsp of the cooking milk. Err on the side of a drier mix to ensure that the cakes do not collapse when you fry them

What do you eat with tuna patties?

These patties can be enjoyed in so many different ways, which is why we love these tuna patties so much. Serve them over a salad or some coleslaw, or as a side dish, and as an appetizer. You may even make tuna burger sliders with them!

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