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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 ☺️

 

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 egg. 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!

Yield: 16-20 depending on size

Crispy Tinned Tuna Fish Cakes

Plate of Crispy Tinned Tuna Fish Cakes with a dipping sauce

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.

Prep Time 30 minutes
Resting Time 10 minutes
Bake Time 20 minutes
Total Time 1 hour

Ingredients

  • 4 Cans Tuna (drained)
  • 2 Potatoes (cubed & boiled)
  • 1 Tablespoon Garlic Powder
  • 1 Tablespoon Paprika
  • 2 Teaspoon Lemon Juice
  • 1 Tablespoon Sour Cream
  • 2-3 Green & Red Chillies (chopped)
  • Chopped Coriander/Dhania
  • Salt & Pepper to taste

Dipping

  • 2 Eggs (beaten)
  • Breadcrumbs

Instructions

Cook potatoes in water, then drain and mash the potatoes.

In a large bowl add all the ingredients to the fish and mix together.

Shape and set on a baking sheet then place in the fridge for 10 minutes.

Remove from fridge and start by dipping in egg first then roll in crumbs.

Fry on medium heat until golden brown.

Serve with your favorite dipping sauce and enjoy!!

Notes

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Nutrition Information

Yield

16

Serving Size

1

Amount Per Serving Calories 70Total Fat 1gSaturated Fat 0gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 1gCholesterol 34mgSodium 55mgCarbohydrates 7gFiber 1gSugar 1gProtein 8g

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