Nuts About Cooking Jalapeno Tuna Fritters

Easy, delicious and budget-friendly!

Serves: 6
Time: 30 minutes
Recipe by: Thando Manyoni


2 tbsp NAC coconut oil for frying
2 cans of tuna in water, drained
2 spring onions, chopped
1 jalapeno, chopped
¼ red onion, finely diced
1 egg
2 tbsp mayo
¼ cup chickpea flour
¼ cup parsley
1 tsp garlic powder
Black pepper

For dip:
½ cup Greek yogurt
1 clove garlic
2 tbsp coriander
1 tbsp lemon juice


Flake the tuna in a large bowl, add in the spring onion, jalapeno, red onion, egg and mayo. Mix until well combined. Add the chickpea flour, parsley, garlic powder and season with salt and pepper. heat a non-stick pan and melt the coconut oil. Form the about 5-6 patties with the mixture, squeezing them between your palms. Fry each side for about 3 minutes. While the fritters cook, combine the yogurt coriander dip. Serve the dip alongside the warm tuna fritters.

Chefs Tip: Make it vegetarian by swapping the tuna for chickpeas!

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