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Tuna cakes with Broccoli

50 mins
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Nothing like homemade food but with a different and original touch. This is the recipe for Tuna cakes with Broccoli, a Lenten recipe that goes a long way and is economical.

Since every dish can have a lighter version, you can bake the tuna cakes at 180°C (356°F), with a little oil spray and remove until golden brown.
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6 portions
  • enough Water
  • 1 broccoli, small
  • enough salt
  • 1 cup asadero cheese, cut into cubes
  • 2 San Juan® Eggs
  • 3 tablespoons onion, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon garlic, finely chopped
  • 2 cups canned tuna, drained
  • 1/2 cups ground bread
  • enough salt and pepper, for broccoli cakes
  • enough vegetal oil, to fry
  • 4 tomatoes, for the guajillo sauce
  • 6 guajillo chilies, for the guajillo sauce
  • 2 chipotle chilies, for the guajillo sauce
  • 1/4 onions, for the guajillo sauce
  • 1 clove garlic, for the guajillo sauce
  • 2 cups chicken soup, for the guajillo sauce
  • 1 tablespoon fresh coriander, for the guajillo sauce
  • enough fresh coriander, to decorate
  • enough onion, rings, to decorate
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In a saucepan over medium heat heat the water and bring to a boil, cook the broccoli with a little salt until it is soft and shiny. Remove and cool with cold water with ice, drain.
Cut the broccoli into small pieces and mix with the asadero cheese, the San Juan® egg, the onion, the garlic, the tuna, the breadcrumbs, season with salt and pepper.
Form the cakes with your hands and cook with a little oil over medium heat in a pan until golden brown. Drain on absorbent paper.
For the sauce, in a saucepan over medium heat, heat 1 tablespoon of oil and fry the tomatoes, guajillo chili, chipotle chili, onion and garlic until softened. Add the chicken broth, bring to a boil and cook for 5 more minutes, add the cilantro. Cool slightly
Blend the sauce ingredients until you get a smooth mixture.
In a saucepan heat another spoonful of oil over medium heat and pour the sauce, season with salt and pepper, cook 10 minutes more.
Place the tuna cakes and dip with the sauce, garnish with cilantro and chambray onion rings.


On a plate, accompanied with white rice.


If you want to reduce the excess fat, you can bake the cakes with a little oil spray at 180°C (356°F) and remove until golden brown. . until golden brown.

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Ratings (19)
Carolina De Alvarado
16/12/2020 20:20:57
La haré pronto se ve muy fácil y Rica.
Marina Salinas
23/09/2020 14:48:08
Súper ricas y fáciles!
Tania mariscal
02/05/2020 21:43:11
Me quedaron deliciosas!! Yo les puse pollo desherbado
Myriam Diaz Paez
24/04/2020 15:13:05
Están buenísimas
Rubi Celia Pimentel
12/04/2020 04:01:33
Me gustó y es fácil
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