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The Tuna Burger

The Tuna Burger The Tuna Burger The Tuna Burger

Awesome flavors in every way. Pickled relish with wasabi mayo perfectly complimentary. When you bite into it the texture is equal or better than milk-fed fillet mignon.













Trans-fat Free


2 pounds tuna
yellowfin, fillets, chopped fine by hand, removing any sinew
3 tablespoons scallions, spring or green onions
finely chopped
2 tablespoons ginger root
freshly grated
2 teaspoons dijon mustard
1 tablespoon soy sauce, tamari
1 x cayenne pepper
to taste
1 x salt and black pepper
freshly ground
1 x vegetable oil
Spicy wasabi mayonnaise
½ cup mayonnaise
1 tablespoon wasabi powder
mixed with water to make a paste
1 tablespoon lime juice
Pickled cucumber ginger relish
1 each cucumbers
peeled, seedless, cut in half and very, thinly sliced
1 small red onion
very thinly sliced
2 tablespoons ginger
¼ cup rice vinegar
4 each soft rolls


In a bowl combine the tuna, scallions, gingerroot, mustard, soy sauce, cayenne, salt and pepper.

Form the mixture into six 1-inch patties and chill for 30 minutes.

In a small bowl whisk together the mayonnaise, wasabi, and lime juice.

Cover and chill.

In a medium bowl combine the cucumber, red onion, pickled ginger, and rice vinegar.

Toss to coat and season with salt and pepper.

Heat a dry large heavy skillet over moderately high heat.

Brush each tuna pattie with the vegetable oil.

Cook the tuna patties for 5 to 6 minutes per side until they are just cooked through.

Transfer the tuna patties to the buns and top with the wasabi mayonnaise and the pickled cucumber ginger relish.


* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 420g (14.8 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 41926% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 12g 18%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 76mg 25%
Sodium 1226mg 51%
Total Carbohydrate 5g 5%
Dietary Fiber 1g 6%
Sugars g
Protein 119g
Vitamin A 6% Vitamin C 13%
Calcium 6% Iron 23%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?


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