Tuna ‘pataniscas’

  • Servings : 4
  • Prep Time : 15m
  • Cook Time : 15m
  • Ready In : 30m

If you want to prepare a quick recipe, but delicious at the same time, you have to try our recipe of tuna pataniscas, ideal to serve with salad.

Units: Metric (Units: US)


  • 350 grams (12 1/3 ounces) canned tuna
  • 3 eggs
  • Vegetable oil for frying
  • 1 medium onion
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • Parsley (to taste)
  • Pepper (to taste)


    Step 1

    1. Drain the tuna and set aside.

    Step 2

    1. In a bowl, mix the eggs with the flour. Then, add the chopped parsley, the tuna into pieces, chopped onion, pepper and mix well with a spoon.

    Step 3

    1. Heat the oil in a skillet. When the oil is hot, add small portions of the tuna mixture with the help of a spoon and fry them on both sides until they turn golden brown.

    Step 4

    1. When the pataniscas are fried, place them on a dish with absorbent paper. Serve the tuna pataniscas with lettuce and tomato salad.

Tuna 'pataniscas' | Food From Portugal

Tuna ‘pataniscas’

Nutrition facts per serving (4 servings)

Calories: 140

Total Fat: 9 g(14%)

Saturated Fat: 1.5 g(8%)

Cholesterol: 160 mg(53%)

Sodium: 55 mg(2%)

Total Carbohydrate: 9 g(3%)

Protein: 6 g

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Tuna 'pataniscas' | Food From Portugal


Recipe Comments

Comments (2)

  1. posted by michael on 2015/07/14

    I this and it was very nice and easy to cook.

  2. posted by Srinivasan on 2016/12/17

    Thanks for sharing the recipe.


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