Fish Cakes Tuna and Onions

Tasty Tuna Fishcake Recipe

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Fish cakes can be simple, complex, or somewhere between the two. This recipe features tuna and green onions, as well as polenta and sweet potato, for an unusually tasty result in every mouthful.


  • 300g (10.5 oz) tuna in spring water, flaked
  • 2 green onions (spring onions), chopped
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 egg
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 100g (3 1/2 oz) polenta
  • 600g (1 1/3 lbs) sweet potatoes, peeled and chopped


  1. Simmer the sweet potatoes for 20 minutes, then drain and mash.
  2. Add the green onions, tuna and egg.
  3. Season with pepper and mix well.
  4. Divide the mixture into 8 pieces and shape them into patties.
  5. Put the polenta on a plate and use it to dip the fishcakes until they are coated all over.
  6. Heat the oil and fry the fish cakes on each side until they are golden.
  7. Serve with a tomato salad and lemon wedges.