Spicy tuna burger recipe, a different way to enjoy fish

When I read recipes or reports with tips for children to eat fish, I am surprised because at least in my family all the little ones have enjoyed it since childhood, in all its forms. Now that I live as a couple, fish is still welcome at my table, although it is true that blue makes it a little less funny. But a recipe something special how are you spicy tuna burgers They are much better received.

As with "normal" hamburgers, the better the quality of the raw material, the richer they will come out, although in this case I prefer to reserve the pieces of good tuna or nice fresh seasonal for more natural preparations. Frozen tuna is also going very well for recipes like this and we can always have one or two pieces at hand.

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Ingredients

For 2 persons
  • Fresh tuna clean (or frozen) 220 g
  • Egg yolk 1
  • Fresh ginger 1 peeled piece
  • Harissa (or other hot sauce, adjust according to tolerance) 5 ml
  • 2 ml lemon juice
  • Fresh coriander or parsley, 1 teaspoon chopped
  • 1 teaspoon fresh thyme
  • Soy sauce 2.5 ml
  • Granulated garlic a pinch
  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • Ground black pepper
  • Muffin 2
  • Endive
  • Pear or branch tomato 1
  • Fresh skimmed smoothie cheese or plain yogurt 60 ml
  • Harissa a pinch for the sauce
  • Extra fresh thyme for the sauce

How to make spicy tuna burgers

Difficulty: Easy
  • Total time 30 m
  • Elaboration 20 m
  • 10 m cooking

Dry the tuna steak with paper towels and check that it has neither thorns nor skin debris. Chop knife until tiny dice, but without forming a paste. Place in a bowl and add the egg yolk, grated or minced ginger without skin, harissa, lemon, cilantro or parsley, thyme leaves, soy sauce, granulated garlic, a pinch of salt and pepper black

Mix with a fork and then work with your hands. Form two hamburgers gently compacting the mixture, without squeezing too much. Heat oil on an iron or grill and cook on both sides until left to the point, trying not to do too much.

Open two seed buns and toast them in a pan with a little oil. Beat the fresh cheese beaten with the harissa and thyme. To assemble the hamburgers, put a base of escarole, a slice of tomato, the hamburgers and a spoonful of the cheese sauce. Give a blow of black pepper and close.

How to accompany tuna burgers

I like these approximate amounts of ingredients because they come out spicy tuna burgers Perfect for sharing a nutritious dinner without being too blunt. If on top we have good homemade muffins, much better, although we can also enrich or lighten the content of the hamburger to taste. They can be accompanied by potatoes or just some vegetables to have a lighter plate.

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