Tuna Patties Recipe

Tuna Patties are a delicious and versatile dish that brings together the savory flavors of tuna with a satisfying crunch. These delectable patties are perfect for seafood lovers and can be enjoyed as a main course or a tasty appetizer. Made with a combination of canned tuna, breadcrumbs, eggs, and a medley of herbs and spices, these patties are easy to prepare and burst with flavor. Whether you choose to pan-fry them to perfection or bake them for a healthier alternative, Tuna Patties are sure to impress your taste buds and leave you craving more.

Recipe For Tuna Patties Recipe

Preparation Time: 20 minutes

Cooking Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 30 minutes


  • 2 cans of tuna, drained
  • 1 cup breadcrumbs
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil (for frying)


  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine the drained tuna, breadcrumbs, beaten eggs, chopped onion, fresh parsley, lemon zest, garlic powder, paprika, salt, and pepper.
  2. Mix the ingredients until well combined and the mixture holds its shape.
  3. Shape the mixture into patties of the desired size.
  4. Heat the olive oil in a skillet over medium heat.
  5. Carefully place the patties in the skillet and cook for about 3-4 minutes on each side or until golden brown.
  6. Once cooked, transfer the patties to a paper towel-lined plate to remove any excess oil.
  7. Serve the Tuna Patties hot with your favorite dipping sauce or as a burger patty in a bun with lettuce, tomato, and condiments.

Nutrition Facts (per serving):

  • Calories: 180
  • Total Fat: 8g
  • Saturated Fat: 1g
  • Cholesterol: 80mg
  • Sodium: 350mg
  • Total Carbohydrate: 10g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1g
  • Sugars: 1g
  • Protein: 18g