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Crispy Tuna Fritters

Crispy Tuna Fritters

Crispy Tuna Fritters

Prep and Cook Time 30 minutes


Makes 6 servings (30 fritters)


1 cup yellow corn bread mix
1/4 cup minced onion
2 tablespoons minced pimiento
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
3/4 cup boiling water
1 can (9 ounces) tuna packed in water, drained
Vegetable oil


  1. Combine cornmeal mix, onion, pimiento, salt, red pepper and black pepper in small bowl.
  2. Slowly stir water into cornmeal mixture. (Mixture will be thick.) Stir in tuna.
  3. Pour oil into large skillet to depth of 1/2 inch; heat over medium heat until hot (about 375°F on deep-fry thermometer).
  4. Drop cornmeal mixture by tablespoonfuls into hot oil. Fry over medium heat 1 minute per side or until golden brown. Drain on paper towels.

Serving Suggestion

Serve fritters with cucumber ranch salad dressing or tartar sauce.

Nutritional Information

Sodium 467 mg
Protein 14 g
Fiber <1 g
Carbohydrate 15 g
Total Fat 3 g
Calories 145

Dietary Exchange

Meat 1
Starch 1

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