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Tuna and sweetcorn fishcakes recipe

Tuna and sweetcorn fishcakes recipe

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Tuna and sweetcorn is a classic combination, so works perfectly in these healthy tuna and sweetcorn fishcakes. Serve up crispy fishcakes with a fresh tomato and cucumber salad for an easy dinner or weekend lunch idea. See method

  • Serves 4
  • 10 mins to prepare and 20 mins to cook
  • 389 calories / serving
  • Healthy

Ingredients

  • 4 large potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 2 x 145g tins tuna in spring water, drained
  • 325g tin sweetcorn, drained
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 50g plain flour
  • ½ iceberg lettuce, chopped
  • ½ cucumber, halved and sliced
  • 250g cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 15g fresh coriander, leaves picked
  • 100g reduced-fat salad cheese, sliced into small shards
  • 2 tsp extra-virgin olive oil
If you haven't got any white potatoes, try using sweet potatoes

Each serving contains

  • Energy

    1640kj
    389kcal
    19%
  • Fat

    12g 17%
  • Saturates

    3g 15%
  • Sugars

    10g 11%
  • Salt

    1.2g 19%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 47.9g Protein 23.8g Fibre 6.9g

Method

  1. Boil the potatoes in a large pan of simmering water for 10 mins until tender. Drain and leave to steam dry for 5 mins.
  2. Mash the potatoes until smooth. Season, then fold in the tuna and sweetcorn. Mould the mixture into 8 patties, and dust lightly in the flour on a plate. 
  3. Heat 2 tbsp oil in a large nonstick frying pan over a medium heat. Add the fishcakes in 2 batches and fry for 5-6 mins on each side until golden crust has formed. Flip carefully and fry for another 5 mins until piping hot throughout. Add a little more oil to the pan if you need to, for the second batch.
  4. Mix the lettuce, cucumber, tomatoes and coriander in a bowl, then divide between 4 plates. Top with the shards of cheese. Drizzle over the extra-virgin olive oil and a crack of black pepper to serve alongside the fishcakes.

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