How To Make Spicy Tuna Burger
Here is a little lunch time treat that you can enjoy without the guilt but also without sacrificing taste. Today we are going to show you how to make spicy tuna burger paleo style. So if you have been thinking about something different for lunch, try this hearty healthy burger alternative.
I have made this recipe and rather enjoyed the spicy kick to it, it did make a huge difference in taste. I can honestly say that this spicy tuna burger in now in my top 10 lunch time recipes, it’s a sheer delight to eat.
A very special thank you to Emma at betterwithcake.com for providing me this recipe and images, it’s a light refreshing joy and you simply should give it a try.
Spicy Tuna Burger Ingredients
All of the below ingredients are vital to give this dish the credit it deserves, well in my opinion anyway. I deliberately left off any options as I think this spicy tuna burger recipe should be made using exactly the below ingredients.
- 1 cup of tuna – Or – 4 x individual smaller 95g cans
- 1 small spanish red onion – gently finely chopped
- 1 small red chilli – finely chopped – you can add more if you love heat
- 1 garlic clove – crushed well
- 1 egg
- 2 Tablespoons of tomato paste
- 1 Tablespoon of coconut flour
- A good pinch of salt and pepper to taste
- 1/2 Lettuce
- 1/2 Avocado
- 1 pinch of fresh coriander or cilantro
- 1 x generous dollop of greek yoghurt
How To Cook Spicy Tuna Burger
It’s very straightforward and not to much to think about. Be sure to have checked all your ingredients are present and correct prior to diving in. – Let’s make this spicy tuna burger!.
Start by preheating your oven to around 175’C which is around 350’F.
Line your baking tray with baking paper then set aside.
Then, place all of your tuna burger ingredients into a medium or small size bowl and stir until the mix is well combined.
For the fun part, using your hands, carefully roll and flatten your delicious tuna mixture into 4-6, even-ish sized burger patties, then place them onto your prepared baking tray.
Pop them into the oven and cook for around 5-10 mins, keep checking from 4 minutes, but you will see what they are cooked through.
Once cooked, you can serve them in 2 lettuce leaves topped off with some freshly sliced avocado. You can then add a generous dollop of greek yoghurt, to finish just sprinkle some fresh coriander over the top and a few extra chilli slices for the extra zing.
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