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Fishcakes with spicy dipping sauce

Serves 4

Prep Time 10 min + cooling

Cooking Time 25 min


  • 500g potatoes, such as desiree, peeled and cut into chunks
  • 2 x 200g tins tuna in spring water, drained and flaked
  • 6 spring onions, finely chopped
  • 1 red pepper, finely chopped
  • 2tbsp chopped fresh coriander
  • Tabasco sauce, to taste
  • 1tsp lime zest, plus wedges to serve
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 4tbsp plain flour
  • Cooking oil spray
  • Green salad, to serve


For the dipping sauce

  • 3tbsp reduced-salt soy sauce
  • 1tbsp rice vinegar
  • 2tsp caster sugar
  • 1 red chilli, deseeded and finely chopped


  1. Put the potatoes in a large pan of boiling water and simmer for 12 min or until tender. Drain, then transfer to a large bowl and mash roughly with a fork. Set aside to cool. Meanwhile, mix all the dipping sauce ingredients together in a small bowl.
  2. Add the tuna, spring onions, pepper, coriander, a few splashes of Tabasco, lime zest and egg to the potatoes, then stir to combine.
  3. Spread the flour over a large plate. Shape the tuna mixture into 12 patties, then lightly coat each in the flour and set aside on a clean plate.
  4. Spray a non-stick frying pan with a little oil, then set over a medium heat. Cook the patties, in 2 batches, for 2–3 min on each side until golden. Serve with the dipping sauce, green salad and lime wedges.

Nutrition per serving

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312 28.8g 3.5g 0.7g 4.6g 7.6g 1.6g 71mg 43.8g 2.7mg

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