Crispy Tuna Fritters


Crispy Tuna Fritters

Crispy Tuna Fritters

Prep and Cook Time 30 minutes

Yield

Makes 6 servings (30 fritters)

Ingredients

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

Preparation

  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

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

Dietary Exchange

Starch 1
Meat 1

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