Total Time
Prep 30 mins
Cook 10 mins

After trying many different variations of tuna patties, this is the best one so far.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Peel and boil the potatoes until soft.
  2. Drain the water, then add some milk and butter and mash the potatoes until they are white and creamy.
  3. Drain the tuna and break up into a bowl.
  4. Finely chop the onion, celery, capsicum and place in the bowl with the tuna.
  5. Squeeze the juice of the lemon into the mixture.
  6. Add the potatoe mash once it has cooled then mix well.
  7. Break 1 egg into a cup then with a fork beat it.
  8. Add this to the mixture.
  9. Using damp hands, make patties out of the mixture.
  10. Coat the patties in flour, then egg and finally coat them in breadcrumbs.
  11. Shallow fry the patties until they are golden brown on both sides.
  12. Serve with a fresh salad and tomato sauce.


Most Helpful

The tuna mixture was too moist and fragile to hold together well ... so the breading process was very messy. I followed the recipe to the letter so I don't know what caused the problem. The flavor was bland. It seemed to be missing something. I don't think I will use this recipe again.

Dixie in Pa May 23, 2006

Easy to make and my kids love them and if they like it it's a winner

PaulG1 July 13, 2005

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