These tuna melt fritters are such a great way to use up your canned tuna. I love Ortiz brand’s quality and eat this at least once a week. This recipe comes together in 15 minutes and tastes a lot like crab cakes.
Love that this is super low carb and delicious. You can use the combination of mayo and Sriracha sauce OR use mayo and mustard for a less spicy option. Old Bay seasoning would work great here! I love a little lemon with this so I paired it with my lemon aioli sauce. If you like these, you will love my Best Crab Cakes or my Spicy Salmon Croquettes!
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Tuna Melt Fritters
- 1/2 cup mayonnaise
- 1 lemon, half zested + full juiced
- 1 clove garlic, minced
- 1/2 tsp dried mint
- pinch dried mustard
- salt and pepper to taste
- In a medium bowl, add the tuna fish and mash with a fork. Next add in the onion, mozzarella, eggs, parsley, mayo, Sriracha, garlic powder, salt and pepper to taste. Mix it all together to incorporate.
- Add a light drizzle of oil to a non stick pan and cook about 1/4 cup each fritter, flatten it out and cook 3 minutes per side. Serve with the aioli or some lemon slices.
- Whisk together the ingredients. Taste and adjust if needed.