Garlic Lemon Tuna Patties
Prep Time: 20 mins | 8 Servings
Crispy, delicious Tuna Patties are easy to make with canned tuna in just 20 minutes! They’re low calorie, high protein & easily made keto & gluten free.
Recipe by: Whitney Bond
- 10 oz Bumble Bee® Chunk Light Tuna, drained from the can
- 3 garlic cloves, crushed
- ¼ cup white onion, minced
- ¼ tsp salt
- ¼ tsp black pepper
- 1 tbsp lemon juice
- 1 tsp lemon zest
- 1 tsp hot sauce
- 1 large egg
- ¼ cup plain (or gluten free) breadcrumbs -for Keto replace with nut crumbs
- 2 tbsp mayonnaise
- ¼ cup Parmesan cheese, grated
- 1 tsp dried parsley
- 1 tbsp fresh chives, chopped
- ¼ cup plain breadcrumbs
- 2 tbsp Parmesan cheese, grated
- 3 tbsp olive oil
- 1 cup mayonnaise
- 6 cloves garlic, crushed
- 1 tsp lemon juice
- ¼ tsp salt
- ½ tsp black pepper
In a large bowl, combine the drained tuna, crushed garlic, minced onion, salt and black pepper.
Add the lemon juice, lemon zest, hot sauce, egg, breadcrumbs, mayonnaise, parmesan cheese, parsley and chives.
Combine everything, then form into 8 patties.
In a shallow bowl or rimmed plate, combine the remaining ¼ cup breadcrumbs and 2 tbsp parmesan cheese.
Coat the tuna patties in the breadcrumb and parmesan cheese mixture.
Heat 2 tbsp olive oil in a large skillet over medium high heat.
Once the oil is heated, add 4 tuna patties and cook 4 minutes per side or until lightly browned and crispy.
Add the additional tablespoon olive oil to the skillet, once hot, add the remaining 4 tuna patties to the skillet and cook for 4 minutes per side.
In a small bowl, mix the mayonnaise, garlic, lemon juice, salt and pepper together.
Place in the refrigerator until ready to serve.