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Student Tuna Fishcakes   HT  MC  35mins

Serves 1     Hot    Fish   Main Course   Dairy free


a 200g/7oz tin Tuna
100g/4oz cold Mashed Potato
1 Spring Onions, green and white part finely chopped
1  Egg, beaten
2 tablespoons frozen Peas, thawed
Salt and Black Pepper
1 tbsp Plain Flour
Vegetable oil for frying


1. Drain the salmon and flake the fish into large chunks, discarding the skin and bones.

2. Place the potato into a large mixing bowl add the spring onions, egg, peas, salt and pepper and mix well. 

3. Add the flaked tuna  and mix  gently, keeping the fish as much in tact as possible. 

4. Divide the mixture into 2 and using floured hands, form into cakes about 19mm/3/4-inch thick. Dust with flour on all sides, shaking off  any excess.

5. Heat some oil in a large frying pan, add the fish cakes, and cook over a medium heat for about 10 minutes, turning them once, until brown and crispy. Drain on kitchen paper.


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