How to make Potato Tuna Patties Recipe

Tuna potato patties can be enjoyed for breakfast, lunch or dinner with your favorite fresh salad and dipping sauce, or as an appetizer. You can store it well in the refrigerator and can use it for the next day’s meal, warm or cold. Tuna combined with mashed potatoes, corn, lemon and green onions looks like a delicious treat for your family.

Potato Tuna Patties Recipe

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Makes about 12 patties

10 oz (300 g) potatoes, boiled with their skin on and chilled
1 can (7 oz- 185g) tuna in oil, drained, flaked
1/2 cup corn kernels
2 spring onions, chopped
1 egg
lemon zest from 1 lemon
1/2 cup breadcrumbs
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
2 tbsp olive oil
1/2 cup breadcrumbs, for coating


1. Mash the potatoes using a potato masher.

2. Add the tuna flakes and mix with a fork.

3. Add corn kernels, chopped spring onions, egg and breadcrumbs.

4. Finally add lemon zest and season with salt and pepper. Stir well to combine.

5. Divide mixture into 12 portions. Shape them into patties. Place breadcrumbs on a plate and add the patties to coat.

6. Heat oil over medium high heat in a nonstick pan. Cook patties for about 3 minutes on each side until golden brown. Transfer the patties to a plate lined with paper towel to remove excess oil. Clean the pan with a paper towel and repeat until all patties are done.

7. Serve with your favorite salad, and sauce. We served it with our homemade chilli jam.

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