Tuna fritters are a great way to get your family excited about eating fish. Not only that, they’re quick and easy to make (especially if you use canned tuna). You can serve them with tartar sauce or lemon wedges for extra zing.
First off, this post is perfect for any moms out there who want something fast and delicious for dinner! These BBQ Tuna Fritters recipe takes 15 minutes or less to prep (if you buy pre-made ingredients like I did) and 30 minutes max in the oven. Plus, kids love it because it’s basically just fried fish nuggets shaped like patties! To top it all off, these little guys go perfectly with either tartar sauce or lemon
prep: 5 mins cook: 20 mins total: 25 mins Servings: 2 Yield: 2 servings
3 tablespoons barbeque sauce
1 (5 ounce) can light tuna in water, drained
1 pinch salt
3 tablespoons chopped green onion
½ teaspoon hot pepper sauce, or to taste
? cup quick-cooking oats
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
½ teaspoon dried savory
In a medium bowl, stir together the tuna, egg and oats until blended. Mix in the barbeque sauce, green onion, hot pepper sauce, savory, and salt.
Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Spoon tablespoonfuls of the tuna mixture into the pan, and flatten slightly. Smaller patties hold together better. Cook until browned on each side, about 3 minutes per side.
Per Serving: 371 calories; protein 22.9g; carbohydrates 27.9g; fat 18.5g; cholesterol 111.9mg; sodium 440.2mg.