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!!