Last modified on 17 November 2006, at 22:43

Cookbook:Tuna Fish Cakes

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  • 3 cups (720ml) cooked mashed potatoes
  • 425g tin tuna, drained
  • 3/4 cup (180ml) tinned corn
  • 3/4 cup (180ml) frozen peas, thawed and drained
  • 1/2 cup (120ml) cooked carrots, cut into small pieces
  • 4 tablespoons fresh chopped herbs – coriander, basil, parsley
  • 1 tablespoon chilli sauce
  • 1 egg beaten
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 cup (240ml) breadcrumbs


  1. Combine all ingredients except breadcrumbs in a large bowl and mix until combined.
  2. Shape mixture into patties and gently roll in breadcrumbs until well coated.
  3. Either:
    • Place patties on a baking tray and cook in a moderately hot oven (200˚C /400˚F) for 30-35 minutes, turning once until golden brown and crisp. or
    • Place patties under a moderately hot grill and cook for 8-10 minutes each side until golden brown and crisp. or
    • Heat a small amount oil in a large frying pan and fry patties for 5 minutes each side until crisp and golden, drain well and keep warm to serve.