Claire Corlett

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Spicy Spanish Tuna Cakes with Garlic Yogurt Aioli

Spicy Spanish Tuna Cakes with Garlic Yogurt Aioli


Bienvenidos welcome to Spain on a Fork today we´re making Spicy Tuna Cakes with a Garlic Yogurt Aioli now I know there´s a lot of videos out there showing you guys how to make tuna cakes or tuna fritters so what makes this recipe special? well I´ll tell you it´s gluten-free it´s low carb it uses very simple ingredients and it has such an incredible flavor like seriously when you dip these spicy tuna cakes into the garlic yogurt aioli you get this explosion of flavors in your mouth now the tuna I´m gonna be using for this recipe is obviously Spanish tuna this one right here is very high quality this just evelates the flavors to just give this dish that big boom you don´t have to use this you can use your favorite kind of tinned tuna but I do recommend this you´ll find a link for this in the description box below alright let´s get started finely mince 1 clove of garlic add the minced garlic into a mortar using a pestle pound down on the garlic until you form a paste add 1/2 a cup of Greek yogurt season with sea salt and freshly cracked black pepper add 1 teaspoon of fresh lemon juice mix everything together and then slowly pour in 1 tablespoon of extra virgin Spanish olive oil while you continue to stir cover with seran wrap and add to the fridge open 2 tins of tuna in olive oil (112 G / 4 oz) each add the tuna into a sieve with a bowl underneath flake the tuna to remove any excess oil add the tuna into a bowl finely mince 1 clove of garlic add the minced garlic to the tuna grab 1 small onion remove 2 of the outer layers (to get a better texture) finely dice the onion add the diced onions to the tuna deseed 1 Spanish pepper (or any type of spicy pepper) cut the pepper in half layer them together and roughly chop them add the chopped peppers to the tuna grab a handful of fresh chives finely chop them add the chives to the bowl add a generous 1/4 teaspoon of smoked paprika lightly season with sea salt and a generous portion of freshly cracked black pepper mix it all together crack 2 organic eggs into a bowl beat the eggs add the egg mixture to the bowl with the tuna and mix together until well combined grab some of the mixture and roll into a ball (golf size) patted it down into a patty (1/2 inch thickness) and place on top of parchment paper you should end up with 10 tuna patties heat a nonstick frying pan with a medium heat add 2 tablespoons of extra virgin Spanish olive oil after 2 minutes add the tuna patties (cook in batches) after 2 minutes flip the tuna patties after a total cooking time of 4 minutes remove from the pan and set aside on paper towels add the spicy tuna cakes to a plate add the garlic yogurt aioli in the middle of the plate garnish with freshly chopped chives ok guys our dish is done look how beautiful this tapas appetizer came out I´m gonna give one of them a try and let you guys know how they turned out….Salud! I´m telling you…truly sensational these are the best tuna cakes I´ve ever tasted so many flavors you get a little bit of that spice from the Spanish pepper it´s not too much though a little bit of that smoked paprika at the end but the garlic yogurt aioli just brings it all together this is truly amazing this is a great appetizer done in under 30 minutes you can enjoy this anytime if you enjoyed today´s video hit that like button leave me a comment below and don´t forget to subscribe until the next time…Hasta Luego!!

78 comments on “Spicy Spanish Tuna Cakes with Garlic Yogurt Aioli

  1. Hi our awesome friend we love you your cooking it’s awesome as always the music is amazing thanks for sharing with us your amazing cooking skills those ingredients are amazing and the tuna cakes are going to be spicy 🌶 we love it and a massive likeee always

  2. Tuna cakes are such an amazing idea! I'm a big tuna fan, but you've brought it to a another level…love it! Big like for you, Albert <3

  3. Big like11 absolutely ur a big chef nice finishing touch garlic n olive oil makes delicious!Making me hungry 👌👍👏

  4. Serious nummers, Albert! I od'd on canned tuna a couple of years ago (too many tuna salads!), but these little gems have piqued my taste buds. Have a great weekend!

  5. I try all you recipes when I'm off from work and will try this one too!! Looks fantastic and professionally done! I'm wondering, do you still live in Spain? Your English is perfect!! 🙂

  6. Me encantan las tortitas de atún y mucho mejor si son gluten free. Muchisimas gracias por esta receta tan deliciosa. Espero que tengas un dia maravilloso.

  7. Oh how mouth watering are these little bad boys… You’ve done it again Albert.. another easy to follow tutorial. These will be on the menu ASAP..

  8. Perfect ! I have never made tuna cakes before but I have to try this 🙂 Really wouldn't feel guilty about eating all of these too ! Awesome 🙂

  9. Amigo, una vez mas me has puesto los dientes largos. Delicioso plato, ummm!!! Lo hiciste genial, enhorabuena.
    Que tengas una buena semana, saludos!!!

  10. Sir I have recently been watching and recreating your recepies. I have noticed one thing in your videos tho your hands seem to shake a bit

  11. I just made a meal of these awesome tuna cakes by plating them on baby romaine lettuce with sliced tomatoes and avocado, with the aioli in a small ramekin in the middle of the plate. The flavors just popped! We loved it! Many thanks 🙏🏻!

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