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Spicy Spanish Tuna Cakes with Garlic Yogurt Aioli

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This dish is loaded with flavor, uses simple ingredients, and the entire thing comes together within 30 minutes.
Spicy Spanish Tuna Cakes with Garlic Yogurt Aioli Recipe | SideChef
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Ingredients

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Servings:
2
Serves 2

Tuna Cakes

2 cans
1 clove
1
Cayenne Chili Pepper
1
Small  Onion
1 handful
about 2 tablespoons finely chopped
to taste
2
Organic Eggs
2 Tbsp
Extra Virgin Spanish Olive Oil

Aioli

1/2 cup
1 clove
1/2 tsp
to taste
1 Tbsp
Extra Virgin Spanish Olive Oil

Extras

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Nutrition Per Serving

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CALORIES
529
FAT
35.6 g
PROTEIN
22.1 g
CARBS
32.0 g

Cooking Instructions

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Step 1
To make the garlic yogurt aioli finely mince the Garlic (1 clove) and add it to a mortar.
Step 2
Using a pestle, pound down on the garlic until you form a paste, then add Greek Yogurt (1/2 cup) and season generously with Sea Salt (to taste) , Ground Black Pepper (to taste) , Lemon Juice (1/2 tsp) , and mix everything together.
Step 3
Slowly pour in the Extra Virgin Spanish Olive Oil (1 Tbsp) while you continue to mix. Cover with plastic wrap and add to the fridge.
Step 4
To make the tuna cakes grab the Canned Tuna (2 cans) , drain the liquid, add the tuna to a sieve and using a fork flake the tuna to remove any excess liquid, add the tuna to a large bowl.
Step 5
Finely mince the Garlic (1 clove) and add to the tuna.
Step 6
Finely dice the Onion (1) and add to the tuna.
Step 7
Deseed the Cayenne Chili Pepper (1) and roughly chop it and add it to the tuna.
Step 8
Finely chop the Fresh Chives (1 handful) and add to the tuna.
Step 9
Season everything with Smoked Paprika (1/4 tsp) , Sea Salt (to taste) , and Ground Black Pepper (to taste) . Mix together until well combined.
Step 10
Crack the Organic Eggs (2) into a separate bowl and beat them.
Step 11
Add the egg mixture to the tuna and mix everything together until well combined.
Step 12
Using your hands, start forming the mixture into balls the size of a golf ball and then gently push down on them to form a patty that is about 1/2-inch thick and place on parchment paper. You should end up with about 10 tuna patties.
Step 13
Heat a nonstick frying pan with medium heat and add Extra Virgin Spanish Olive Oil (2 Tbsp) . Allow to warm up for 2 minutes.
Step 14
Start adding the tuna patties into the pan, cook in batches to not over-crowd the pan. Cook for 2 minutes on each side and transfer to a plate with paper towels.
Step 15
Transfer the tuna cakes into a dish and place the garlic yogurt aioli alongside to dip. Garnish with Fresh Chives (to taste) . Enjoy!
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Nutrition Per Serving
Calories
529
% Daily Value*
Fat
35.6 g
46%
Saturated Fat
6.6 g
33%
Trans Fat
0.0 g
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Cholesterol
192.5 mg
64%
Carbohydrates
32.0 g
12%
Fiber
5.7 g
20%
Sugars
13.9 g
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Protein
22.1 g
44%
Sodium
729.6 mg
32%
Vitamin D
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Calcium
184.0 mg
14%
Iron
3.1 mg
17%
Potassium
480.8 mg
10%
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