Tuna patties

Tuna patties

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  • 0:20 Prep
  • 0:30 Cook
  • Makes 8
  • Capable cooks

The kids will love helping to make these super simple tuna and potato patties.

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Lunch recipes, Fish recipes


  • 4 sebago potatoes, peeled
  • 425g can tuna, in brine or spring water, drained
  • 1 egg
  • 1 carrot, grated
  • 1 celery stick, finely sliced
  • Plain flour, to dust
  • Oil, to fry
  • Side salad, to serve


  • Step 1
    Cook the potatoes in a saucepan of boiling water until tender. Drain and mash.
  • Step 2
    In a bowl combine the tuna, mashed potato and egg. Stir in the carrot and celery.
  • Step 3
    Place some flour on a plate. Divide the mixture into 8 portions. Shape each portion into a patty. Coat both sides lightly in the flour.
  • Step 4
    Heat a little oil in a frying pan over a medium heat. In batches, cook the patties for 3-4 minutes each side or until golden. Transfer to a plate lined with paper towel to drain. Serve with a side salad.


Try this: Patties make a great sandwich filling with lettuce and mayonnaise. Children cooking should be supervised by an adult.

  • Author: Mary Wills
  • Image credit: Luke Burgess
  • Publication: Fresh Living

Source: taste.com.au


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