A huge benefit of making these tuna fish cakes yourself is you know that what they contain is just good natural ingredients with no artificial flavoured content added.
A further benefit is that you can double up or even triple the quantities and freeze more for that time when you need to make a substantial meal in a hurry,and you know you have something you can rely on in the freezer that will take so little time to get a good sustainable meal ready quickly.
Fish cakes made with Tuna is an ideal dish for the kiddies this is a great simple recipe you can adapt for a main meal or super party meal for children and you know these delicious fish cakes contains nothing but good and natural ingredients
These delicious fish cakes can be accompanied with most vegetables in particular any greens steam cooked if possible to keep in all the nutrients,children love fish cakes with sweet green peas.
Ingredients for the Tuna Fish Cakes
• 4 tbsp of olive oil for frying.
• 1 finely chopped onion.
• 1 clove of garlic finely crushed.
• A few chopped fresh chives.
A few leaves of Basel rough chopped
• 500g ready-made or leftover mashed potato.
• 2x200g or cans of tuna steak in brine or olive oil.
• 4 crushed cream crackers.
• 4 tablespoons mayonnaise.
• 4 tablespoons tartar sauce.
• 1 lemon.
With some mixed oven baked,sliced cucumber, some chopped red, green and yellow peppers along a with a little Broccoli.That will provide gives you with more than the required 5 a day veg requirement.Pop a fried egg on the top and you all you need to keep your energy levels on top form.
Directions to make your fish cakes with Tuna Fish Cakes.
Heat up 2 tbsp olive oil in a frying pan and fry a finely chopped onion until softened and start to turn golden brown.
Put the onions into a large bowl, stir in a few chopped chives,the Basel with the mashed potato, crushed garlic, then drain the liquid from the cans of tuna steak.
And add in the tuna and stir in the contents thoroughly.
Season well,perhaps with a little less salt than pepper.
Shape into 8 round or oblong patties and press the Pattie shapes into the crackers firmly making sure the patties are-coated completely.
Put the remaining 2 tbsp into the frying pan and-fry on both sides until golden, and then drain and take off any surplus oil with kitchen paper.
Mix mayonnaise, tartar sauce and a few more chopped chives.
Serve fish cakes to up to 4 persons this tuna dish goes well with green salad some small tomatoes etc,the lemon wedges help squeeze them all over your dish.
Try our Easy to make really Delicious Homemade Tartar Sauce to accompany your fish cakes at the end of this page Salmon Fish Cakes
We have more homemade sauce you can try with fish cakes like our
Easy Yoghurt and Dill Creamy Sauce on this page right at the end.