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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 lunch,main course,main dish,dinner
spoonacular Score:69%

Spoonacular Score: 69%

 

For $1.44 per serving, this recipe covers 25% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. One serving contains 335 calories, 34g of protein, and 11g of fat. This recipe is liked by 5 foodies and cooks. It is a good option if you're following a pescatarian diet. Head to the store and pick up cajun seasoning, cream, a few dashes of hot sauce, and a few other things to make it today. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes roughly 45 minutes. All things considered, we decided this recipe deserves a spoonacular score of 80%. This score is excellent. Try Spicy Tuna Crispy Rice Cakes, Tuna Cakes, and Tuna Cakes for similar recipes.

Merlot, Pinot Noir, and rosé Wine are great choices for Tuna. 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. You could try Silverado Mt. George Merlot. Reviewers quite like it with a 4 out of 5 star rating and a price of about 35 dollars per bottle.

Silverado Mt. George Merlot

Mt. George produces wines with intense blue fruit flavors, dark color, palate density and classic structure which are the great characteristics of cooler climate wine growing.

» Get this wine on Wine.com

Ingredients

Servings:
0.5 tsps
0.5 tsps cajun seasoning
cajun seasoning
10 oz
10 oz 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 oz
4 oz mirepoix
mirepoix
1.25 cups
1.25 cups 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 oz canned tuna
10 oz
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 oz mirepoix
4 oz
mirepoix
1.25 cups panko breadcrumbs
1.25 cups
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 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).

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.

  • 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.

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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