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Cajun Tuna Burger Recipe

Cajun Tuna Burger

Prep Time 10min Cook Time 10min

Prepare for a Mardi Gras in your mouth. Make these tasty tuna burgers as mild or as atomically spicy as you like.

What you'll need

  • 2 (12-oz.) drained cans chunk light tuna in spring water
  • 1 cup seasoned breadcrumbs
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1/2 cup each: diced red and green bell peppers
  • 1/2 cup chopped green onions
  • 1/4 cup Cajun seasoning or spice mix
  • 2 Tablespoons capers, drained
  • 1 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
  • 6 onion hamburger buns
  • Lettuce leaves, sliced tomatoes, sliced onions
  • 1/2 cup garlic or plain mayonnaise
  • 3/4 teaspoon Cajun seasoning or spice mix


Yields 6 servings

How to make it

  1. In a bowl, combine tuna, breadcrumbs and eggs.
  2. Add next 6 ingredients to tuna mixture; blend well.
  3. Evenly divide and shape tuna mixture into six patties.
  4. In a large skillet, heat oil until hot.
  5. Cook tuna burgers on both sides until browned and heated through.
  6. Meanwhile, whip together mayonnaise and Cajun seasoning until well blended.
  7. Spread hamburger buns with Cajun mayonnaise and fill buns with tuna burgers, lettuce, tomatoes and onions.