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Cheesy Tuna Balls

tuna balls
Cooking Method ,
Cuisine ,
Difficulty Intermediate
Prep Time: 75 min Cook Time: 5 min Total Time: 1 hr 20 mins
Servings 4
Calories 151
Best Season Suitable throughout the year

They are a fantastic snack and party folks will love them and they will love the cheese. Believe me, the entire family will like them too. Give them a try and let us know what you think.

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  • 340 grams Tuna in water (drained)
  • 2 tablespoons breadcrumbs (panko or Italian)
  • 1 egg (beaten)
  • 1 stalk green onion (chopped)
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese
  • 3 tablespoons miracle whip or mayonnaise
  • 1/2 tablespoon garlic powder
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2 cup breadcrumbs (for coating)
  • 1 egg beaten (for coating)
  • oil for frying
  1. Mix Tuna with cheese, breadcrumbs, onions, egg, miracle whip, garlic powder, salt and pepper. 

  2. Scoop about 1 hipping tablespoon of mixture using an ice cream scoop. Shape into a balls in the palm of your hands. Dredge in breadcrumbs, Set aside.

  3. Chill in the fridge for about an hour.

  4. Coat with beaten eggs then coat again with breadcrumbs. 

  5. Fry in hot oil until crispy golden brown. Enjoy!

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 2

Servings 4

Amount Per Serving
Calories 151.3kcal
% Daily Value *
Cholesterol 34mg12%
Sodium 495mg21%
Potassium 336.2mg10%
Total Carbohydrate 2.5g1%
Protein 31g62%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs. Nutritional values are a within reason estimate and my vary depending on several factors.

Keywords: tuna balls, tuna, seafood
David Hood
A Food Blogger

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Hey, I’m David Hood And I’m so happy you’re here!! So many of my favorite memories in life seem to take place around the table, especially when surrounded by people I love. And of course, all the better when nourished by some seriously delicious foodHappy Cooking! 

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