barbeque tuna cakes
  • (6 oz. can) light tuna in water, drained
  • (1) egg
  • (2/3 cup) quick-cooking oats
  • (3 Tbsp.) barbeque sauce
  • (3 Tbsp.) green onion, chopped
  • (1/2 tsp.) hot pepper sauce, or to taste
  • (1/2 tsp.) dried savory
  • Salt
  • (2 Tbsp.) vegetable oil



Barbeque Tuna Cakes

These mini tuna cakes are sweet and spicy with a combination of barbeque and hot pepper sauces.

Preparation Time

About 5 minutes

Cook Time

About 20 minutes


  1. 1Combine tuna, egg, oats, barbeque sauce, green onion, hot pepper sauce, savory, and a pinch of salt in a medium bowl.
  2. 2Place a large skillet over medium heat. Add oil. When hot, drop by Tablespoonfuls into pan. Use a spatula to flatten each one slightly. Cook about 6 minutes, turning once halfway through. Enjoy!

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1/2 of cakes

Amount Per Serving:

  • Calories 395
  • Total Fat 18.7 g
  • Total Carbohydrate 27.9 g
  • Protein 28.3 g
  • Cholesterol 131 mg
  • Sodium 567 mg
  • Fiber 3.3 g

Additional Information

Recipe Category: Lunch

Recipe Subcategory: Miscellaneous

Recipe Ethnicity: N/A

Dietetic Info:

  • Glycemic Index:
  • Gluten Free: No

Vegetarian/Allergen Info: Contains Fish, Eggs

NOTE: Glycemic Index Scale: Low=0-55, Medium=56-69, High=70 or greater.