18 Reviews

I made these the other night for my daughter who will eat tuna and very little else. I wasn't sure how these would hold together when frying but mine did very well. The chili sauce gave them a nice flavor. Thanks!! Family and I enjoyed.

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PixieDust September 12, 2002

This was the perfect recipe I was looking for for a quick and easy supper. I didn't add the chili sause though. We are not fans of spicey foods. Being tuna lovers, this was a definite winner for something different.

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Marilyn Collari October 04, 2008

I have been making these for many years. I just love these burgers! I put them over mixed greens with a sprinkle of lemon on top of all.
The one thing I do differently than the recipe calls for is that I saute onions, celery, carrots and green peppers, prior to adding to the mix. I do let that mixture cool down before adding to the egg and mayo mix.
Oh, and a little tobasco sauce is a little pick me up in the mix as well!
Thank you for posting this super recipe!
This is one of my favorites!!! Thanks for sharing!!

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Bellablue June 05, 2011

I instructed my 16 year old verbally through the recipe. Recently I hung in my kitchen a sign, "Your Mother Doesn't Work Here--Do It Yourself." A future chef and mother in the making.

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gailanng February 08, 2011

Made these using the ingredients listed. I doubled the recipe. I did cut back on the crumbs a bit. My grandchildren and daughter loved these. I just thought they were OK. But I will make again as I love any recipe that these kids will eat. I just think they are a bit bland.

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cooking with love September 16, 2010

I was so intrigued by this recipe, that I had to try it as soon as I read a review. I only used 1/4 cup mayo, and while they were still pretty "wet", the consistency after cooking was perfect. I believe I like them better cold with fruit for a light lunch. I, too, would not want to hide them in a bun!

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Palmetto Cook April 06, 2008

What a great way to use tuna!! My DH isn't crazy about fish but loves these burgers. In fact, he requests them regularly. The only change that I have made to the recipe is that I use cayenne pepper instead of the chili sauce and I sometimes use a little less mayo depending on the texture. They are easy to form and cook especially if they sit for a bit. We enjoy them alone with a veggie or pasta salad or in a bun with all the fixings. Thanks for a great recipe!!

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Lynn302 April 04, 2008

These are delicious hot or cold. I used one drained 425 gram can of tuna (in springwater) and the other quantities as per the recipe, and the patties held together well during cooking. I didn't have any chilli sauce, so substituted one heaped teaspoon of chopped chillis along with a dollop of tomato ketchup. We had the patties as is, without the bun, and found them to be moist and tasty enough to not need any topping. We loved the combination of chilli and mayo, and the celery and onion (I used red onion) added a lovely flavour and texture. Will definitely make again.

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Soobeeoz April 25, 2007

I enjoyed these over salad greens, though I made a couple of changes. First, I added 1/3 cup each of red and green pepper (always looking for a way to add more veggies to my meals). Second, I omitted the egg and added 1 tsp. of lemon juice. Finally, I concocted my own "chili sauce" with a combination of ketchup and Chipotle Tabasco sauce, as I don't keep chili sauce on hand. I let the patties sit in the refrigerator for about 45 minutes to firm up a bit before cooking them on the stove, and didn't have a problem with them falling apart. Thanks NurseDi for another winner of a recipe!

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FireRaven March 03, 2007
Tuna Burgers