Tuna cakes

Tuna Cakes Recipe

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Marian Arbour


We quite often like to have fish and sometimes there is no fish in my freezer I will make the tuna cakes as I always have several tins of tuna and salmon..I have also made these cakes with salmon but prefer the tuna..serve with a piece of lemon and or tartar sauce..enjoy


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4 to 6
30 Min
20 Min
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170g tuna in water..drained
green onions fine chop
1/2 c
each red and green pepper fine chop
2 stalk(s)
celery fine chop
apple peeled and fine chopped
1 c
mashed potatoes
3/4 c


1 1/2 c
seasoned bread crumbs
3 Tbsp
oil and 1 tbs butter

How to Make Tuna cakes


  • 1Drain water from tuna and put into bowl chop all vegetables and apple into 1/4 inch pieces..I use dry mashed potato and add enough boiled to potatoes to have the consistancy of regular mashed potatoes I will sometimes cook and mash a potato but the other works just as well.
  • 2Add all the vegetables, apple, mayo, egg to the bowl of tuna..I use my hands to mix this all together and make the tuna cakes,,I use about 2 to 2 and a half tablespoon to make a patty.
  • 3Pour the bread crumbs on a plate and dip both sides of the tuna cake into the crumbs..place them on a platter and cool them in the fridge for 2 to 4 hours.
  • 4When ready to fry add oil and 1 tablespoon of butter into fry pan and cook on each side for 8 minutes or golden brown...serve with a piece of lemon and or tartar sauce..a salad goes great with.this and they freeze well..I usually make a double batch as you have one mess and 3 or 4 dinners.

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About Tuna cakes

Course/Dish: Fish, Other Main Dishes
Main Ingredient: Fish
Regional Style: Canadian

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