Thai-Style Tuna Burger


  • 1/3cup mayonnaise with olive oil
  • 2teaspoons grated fresh ginger
  • 2eggs, beaten
  • 1cup panko (Japanese-style bread crumbs)
  • 1tablespoon fish sauce
  • 1teaspoon Asian chili sauce (Sriracha sauce)
  • 25 ounce cans wild albacore tuna or solid white albacore tuna in water*
  • 1/4cup very thinly sliced celery
  • 1/4cup chopped green onions
  • 2small ciabatta buns, halved and toasted
  • 1/3cup pea shoots or micro greens
  • 2miniature sweet peppers, thinly sliced
  • Directions

    1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F. In a small bowl combine mayonnaise and ginger; transfer 2 Tbsp. to a large bowl. Cover remaining mayonnaise mixture and chill. To the same large bowl add eggs, panko, fish sauce, and Asian chili sauce. Flake tuna and add to bowl. Add celery and green onion and stir. Let stand 10 minutes. With wet hands, shake tuna mixture into four 3/4-inch-thick patties.
    2. Place tuna patties on a greased or foil-lined baking sheet. Bake 10 minutes or until done (160 degrees F).
    3. To serve, spread ciabatta halves with remaining mayonnaise mixture. Add a tuna patty to bottom half of each bun, bottom side up. Top with pea shoots or micro-greens, thinly sliced peppers, and top buns. Makes 4 servings.

    From the Test Kitchen


    Wild Planet tuna does not need to be drained. If using a brand packed in oil or water, drain tuna.