Spicy Lime Tuna Cakes with Yogurt Sauce
A delicious way to enjoy canned tuna! These spicy lime tuna cakes are made with garlic, onions, chili powder, fresh lime juice then served with a simple yogurt sauce and arugula salad.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time25 mins
Servings: 4 patties
- 9 ounces good quality canned tuna (I used Blue Harbor Wild Albacore Tuna with Sea Salt)
- 1 small small red onion finely chopped
- 1 clove garlic minced
- 1-2 teaspoons chili powder (depending on spicy preference)
- 2 limes divided
- 1/4 cup bread crumbs
- 1 large egg
- 4 tablespoons olive oil divided
- 1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt
- 1/2 teaspoon dill
- 2 cups baby arugula
- Salt + pepper to taste
- Lime wedges
In a bowl, add tuna, red onion, garlic, chili powder, and juice from 1 lime. Stir to mix. Add bread crumbs, egg, and salt + pepper to taste. Mix all together until well combined. Shape the tuna mixture into 1-inch thick patties.
In a skillet, add 2 tablespoons olive oil over medium-high heat and pan fry tuna patties for about 5 minutes on each side until golden brown. Set aside.
In a bowl, add Greek yogurt, 1 tablespoon lime juice, 1 tablespoon olive oil, dill, salt and pepper to taste. Set aside.
Toss arugula with remaining tablespoon olive oil, remaining tablespoon lime juice, salt and pepper to taste. Serve tuna cakes with yogurt sauce, lime wedges and arugula salad. Enjoy!