Tuna and potato patties with spicy apple slaw

Tuna and potato patties with spicy apple slaw

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  • 0:20 Prep
  • 0:50 Cook
  • 4 Servings
  • Capable cooks

Wrap your tastebuds around these crispy fried tuna patties and chilli apply ‘slaw.

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  • 4 medium cream delight potatoes, peeled, roughly chopped
  • 425g can tuna in olive oil, drained, flaked
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 3/4 cup dried panko breadcrumbs
  • olive oil cooking spray

Spicy apple slaw

  • 350g green cabbage, shredded
  • 4 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 2 medium green apples, coarsely grated
  • 1 red birdseye chilli, seeded, thinly sliced (optional)
  • 2 teaspoons finely grated lemon rind
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil


  • Step 1
    Place potatoes in a large saucepan. Cover with cold water. Bring to the boil over high heat. Reduce heat to medium. Cook, covered, for 15 minutes or until tender. Drain. Transfer to a large bowl. Roughly mash. Allow to cool slightly.
  • Step 2
    Add tuna, green onion and egg to potato. Season with salt and pepper. Mix well. Shape mixture into eight 1.5cm-thick patties.
  • Step 3
    Preheat oven to 200°C/180°C fan-forced. Line a large baking tray with baking paper. Place breadcrumbs on a large plate. Coat patties in breadcrumbs, shaking off any excess (see note). Spray both sides of patties with oil. Place on prepared baking tray. Bake for 30 minutes, turning halfway through cooking or until golden brown and heated through.
  • Step 4
    Meanwhile, make Spicy apple slaw: Combine cabbage, onion, apple, chilli and lemon rind in a large bowl. Whisk lemon juice and oil together in a small bowl. Season with salt and pepper. Drizzle over cabbage mixture. Toss to combine. Serve patties with slaw.

  • Low carb
  • Low kilojoule
  • Lower gi


  • 1930 kj


  • 17g

    Fat Total

  • 3g

    Saturated Fat

  • 8g


  • 28g


  • 85mg


  • 531.75mg


  • 16g

    Carbs (sugar)

  • 44g

    Carbs (total)

All nutrition values are per serve


You can freeze patties at this stage. Wrap each one in plastic wrap, then foil. Freeze for up to 3 months. Thaw in fridge overnight.

  • Author: Emma Braz
  • Image credit: Andrew Young
  • Publication: Super Food Ideas

Source: taste.com.au


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