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Tuna Patties

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Ingredients
  Idaho mashed potato granules 4 Ounce (French'S, 1 Envelope)
  Egg 1 , slightly beaten
  Minced onions 1 Tablespoon (French'S)
  Canned tuna 6 1⁄2 Ounce, drained (1 Can)
  Oil 2 Tablespoon
  American cheese slices/Tartar sauce 4 Ounce (For Garnish)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Drain tuna and flake into chunks, removing bones and skin if any.
2. Prepare the mashed potatoes according to package instructions, reducing the water content to not more that 1 cup, to get a fairly stiff mash. Let the mash cool.

MAKING
3. In a bowl, combine the flaked tuna with prepared mashed potatoes, egg and onions.
4. Season to taste if required.
5. Mix lightly but thoroughly with a fork.
6. Lightly grease your hands then divide mixture into 6 equal portions.
7. Shape each portion into a 1/2-inch thick patty.
8. Place on a plate and refrigerate until ready to fry.

FINALIZING
9. Just before serving, in a frying pan, heat the oil.
10. Arrange patties in hot oil and fry for 3-4 minutes on each side or until golden and crisp, carefully turning with a pancake turner.

SERVING
11. Serve the cakes hot topped with half a slice of cheese each or tartar sauce of if you like.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Fried
Ingredient: 
Tuna
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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