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Tuna patties

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1x 425g tuna in springwater, drained and moisture squeezed out
3 large eggs, lightly beaten
1 brown onion, diced
3 spring onions, thinly sliced
1 cup cooked corn kernels
1/2 cup breadcrumbs
Salt and pepper, to taste

Serve with: a spicy, fruity salsa or sweet chilli sauce

1. Break up the tuna into small flakes with your fingers, then stir through the chopped onion, corn kernels and spring onion till thoroughly mixed. Season with salt and pepper.

2. Stir the egg into the mixture till it is wet, then slowly add the breadcrumbs till the mixture holds together (but is not doughy).

3. Heat some oil in a frying pan then shape 2 tbsp of the mixture into a small patty with wet hands, then place in the pan to fry. Flip over once golden, and drain on a paper towel. Repeat with remaining mixture.

4. Serve with fresh veggies and with a spicy, fruity salsa or chutney, or sweet chilli sauce in a pinch.

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This recipe came about during my early college years when I was dying for something that was quick and tasty and CHEAP to make! Many years on and it's still on regular rotation, winning fans with every bite!

Serve with: a spicy, fruity salsa or sweet chilli sauce

Read more about it on my food blog - Kitchen Wench

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