20-Minute Tuna Cakes Recipe: Easy Tuna Patties Recipe Is Easy on the Wallet by 30Seconds Food

20-Minute Tuna Cakes Recipe: Easy Tuna Patties Recipe Is Easy on the Wallet

Instead of salmon patties, why not try this easy tuna cakes recipe? You can have it on the table for your family in about 20 minutes. 

Serve this budget-friendly recipe with tartar sauce or remoulade sauce. Add a vegetable and you're all set. 

Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 4

Ingredients

Tuna Cakes

  • 2 cans tuna in water, drained
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup minced white onion or green onions
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup panko breadcrumbs or plain breadcrumbs
  • 3 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese

Breading

  • 1/4 cup breadcrumbs 
  • 2 tablespoons finely grated Parmesan cheese

Here's how to make them: 

  1. Combine all the tuna cake ingredients in a bowl. Season with salt and pepper, to taste. Mix well. Form into patties.
  2. In a shallow bowl, combine the breading ingredients. Season with salt and pepper. 
  3. Heat a little olive oil in a skillet. Coat the tuna cakes with the breadcrumbs. Fry the patties in the hot oil until browned on both sides, about 3 to 5 minutes per side. 

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Elisa A. Schmitz 30Seconds
Mmm, perfect for meatless Fridays during Lent (or anytime), thank you! #yum
Julie Rose
This looks really good. 😍
Gwen Johnson
Made these last night and everyone loved them. Served them with green beans.

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