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Spicy Tuna Cakes

 
One serving costs about $1.44

$1.44 per serving

5 people like this recipe

5 likes

This recipe is ready in 45 minutes

Ready in 45 minutes

3 pescetarian,pescatarian
spoonacular Score:69%

Spoonacular Score: 69%

 

The recipe Spicy Tuna Cakes can be made in about 45 minutes. One serving contains 229 calories, 25g of protein, and 4g of fat. For $1.44 per serving, this recipe covers 20% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. This recipe serves 3. It is brought to you by spoonacular user heavenleigh55. A mixture of hot sauce, juice of lemon, greek yogurt, and a handful of other ingredients are all it takes to make this recipe so scrumptious. It is a good option if you're following a pescatarian diet. Users who liked this recipe also liked Spicy Tuna Cakes, Spicy Tuna Cakes, and Spicy Tuna Cakes.

Tuna can be paired with Merlot, Pinot Noir, and rosé Wine. Though fish is often paired with white wine, 'meatier' fish like tuna can absolutely go with red wine. A Rosé will also pair nicely, particularly if your tunan is prepared with ingredients better suited to a white wine. The Skyfall Merlot with a 4.1 out of 5 star rating seems like a good match. It costs about 15 dollars per bottle.

Skyfall Merlot

Wonderful aromas of vanilla-infused black cherry on the nose, with notes of dried blueberry and black plums. Juicy flavors of blueberry and Bing cherry weave through the palate. Balanced acidity and soft velvety tannins on the finish.

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Ingredients

Servings:
0.5 tsps
0.5 tsps cajun seasoning
cajun seasoning
10 ounce
10 ounce canned tuna
canned tuna
2
2  chili peppers
chili peppers
2 tsps
2 tsps dijon mustard
dijon mustard
1
1  egg
egg
2
2  garlic cloves
garlic cloves
2 tsps
2 tsps greek yogurt
greek yogurt
3
3  green onions
green onions
3 dashes
3 dashes hot sauce
hot sauce
1
1  lemon (juice)
lemon (juice)
4 ounces
4 ounces mirepoix
mirepoix
1.25 cup
1.25 cup panko breadcrumbs
panko breadcrumbs
1 tsp
1 tsp light sour cream
light sour cream
0.5 tsps cajun seasoning
0.5 tsps
cajun seasoning
10 ounce canned tuna
10 ounce
canned tuna
2  chili peppers
2
chili peppers
2 tsps dijon mustard
2 tsps
dijon mustard
1  egg
1
egg
2  garlic cloves
2
garlic cloves
2 tsps greek yogurt
2 tsps
greek yogurt
3  green onions
3
green onions
3 dashes hot sauce
3 dashes
hot sauce
1  lemon (juice)
1
lemon (juice)
4 ounces mirepoix
4 ounces
mirepoix
1.25 cup panko breadcrumbs
1.25 cup
panko breadcrumbs
1 tsp light sour cream
1 tsp
light sour cream

Equipment

frying pan
frying pan
frying pan
frying pan


Instructions

  1. Combine all ingredients except the breadcrumbs.
  2. Add panko 1 cup at a time until desired thickness (1 cup may be enough).
  3. Make 6 cakes. Place on a plate and let sit in the fridge for 30 minutes to form.
  4. Mix 1/4 cup panko and some Cajun seasoning in a shallow dish or plate.
  5. Cover with panko mixture and spray pan with cooking spray and saute for 3 minutes on each side.
  6. Spray with cooking spray before flipping each cake.
  7. Serve with your favorite sauce. I like fresh squeezed lemon juice and butter.

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Price Breakdown

Cost per Serving: $1.44
Ingredient
½ teaspoons cajun seasoning
10 ounces canned tuna
2 chili peppers
2 teaspoons dijon mustard
1 egg
2 garlic cloves
2 teaspoons greek yogurt
3 green onions
1 lemon (juice)
4 ounces mirepoix
1.25 cups panko breadcrumbs
1 teaspoon light sour cream
Price
$0.03
$1.82
$0.05
$0.10
$0.24
$0.13
$0.07
$0.24
$0.20
$0.69
$0.72
$0.03
$4.33

Tips

Health Tips

  • If you're worried about cholesterol and heart disease, you may have heard you should limit your egg consumption to one egg per day or eat only egg whites. However, new research suggests you might go ahead and eat your whole eggs. It turns out egg yolk contains valuable nutrients (the cartenoids that make it yellow are great for eye health, folic acid is great for brain health, and it has vitamins A, E, D, and K) and dietary cholesterol seems to have little influence on blood cholesterol levels.

  • If you're following a gluten-free diet, be sure to find a brand of gluten-free panko.

  • Since most of its calories come from fat, sour cream has a bad reputation for being an unhealthy food. However, fat is an important part of the diet and studies suggest people who eat full fat dairy are thinner than those who reach for reduced fat products. That said, fat has more calories per gram than carbohydrates or protein, so if you are counting calories to lose weight, you might want to try substituting greek yogurt for some of the sour cream in recipes that call for a lot of it.

  • Before you pass up garlic because you don't want the bad breath that comes with it, keep in mind that the compounds that cause garlic breath also offer a lot of health benefits. Garlic has anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antibacterial, and antiviral properties. If you really want to get the most health benefits out of your garlic, choose Spanish garlic, which contains the most allicin (one of garlic's most beneficial compounds).

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Price Tips

  • Most dairy products stay good well past their sell-by date. Instead of throwing out perfectly safe food that is just a few days or maybe even a week or two old, make sure the product smells fine, has a normal texture, and doesn't taste funny. Sniff testing isn't exactly rocket science and it can keep you from wasting food (and money).

Cooking Tips

  • Confused by the different types of cream — Most differences arise from the fat content of the cream, and whether or not the cream has been "soured" by adding lactic acid bacteria to give it a tangy flavor.

  • To prevent curdling, take sour cream of the fridge well in advance and only add it to hot soups or sauces once it has reached room temperature and once the soup/sauce has cooled down a bit.

  • The average fresh lemon contains between 2 to 3 tablespoons of lemon juice (just in case you are substituting bottled lemon juice).

  • Here's a trick for peeling garlic quickly. Put the garlic clove on your cutting board. Take a knife with a thick blade and place the blade flat across the garlic clove (the clove should be closer to the handle than the middle of the blade). Whack down on the flat side of the blade with your free hand to smoosh the garlic a bit. Done correctly, the skin will peel right off.

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Green Tips

  • Choose free range or organic eggs whenever possible! Even though they are more expensive, eggs are generally cheap to begin with, and eggs from cage-free chickens are worth the extra cost.

Disclaimer

Nutritional Information

Quickview
229 Calories
24g Protein
4g Total Fat
23g Carbs
21% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
229
11%

Fat
4g
6%

  Saturated Fat
1g
7%

Carbohydrates
23g
8%

  Sugar
3g
4%

Cholesterol
89mg
30%

Sodium
501mg
22%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
24g
49%

Selenium
79µg
113%

Vitamin B3
11mg
57%

Vitamin B12
2µg
44%

Vitamin K
27µg
26%

Phosphorus
221mg
22%

Vitamin B6
0.41mg
20%

Vitamin B1
0.3mg
20%

Iron
3mg
19%

Vitamin B2
0.28mg
17%

Manganese
0.33mg
16%

Folate
48µg
12%

Fiber
2g
11%

Vitamin A
527IU
11%

Vitamin C
8mg
10%

Magnesium
40mg
10%

Vitamin D
1µg
10%

Calcium
91mg
9%

Potassium
314mg
9%

Zinc
1mg
9%

Copper
0.15mg
7%

Vitamin B5
0.57mg
6%

Vitamin E
0.69mg
5%

covered percent of daily need

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