Recipe by Paul Bevins
"This is a great bite-sized appetizer to serve at parties, or to give to kids for lunch, or anytime. These can be served hot or cold, and they freeze well."
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1 1/2 cups
uncooked long-grain white rice
medium onion, diced
1 (6 ounce) can
water packed tuna, drained and flaked
chopped fresh parsley
ground black pepper
vegetable oil for frying
Recipie was quite soupy when I made it, but I added some extra tuna and some bread crumbs and it firmed right up.
Recipie is a bit vague on the frying section. I used 350 degree oil and about golf sized balls.
I had to triple the recipe to feed my bunch. They just loved them. Some dipped them in cheese sauce and some used cocktail sauce. Very good.
I never got to the end of the recipe as stated. I only added one egg and the mix was very wet almost soupy. No way this could be molded into balls. I did glop a few onto a griddle patty style and they firmed up but basically tasted like rice with too much pepper. Maybe it would have been ok dropped in oil by the spoonful but I didn't think it was worth the time or calories that would have added.
I just made these and they're so good! I made a few adjustments though: Instead of the 1/2 cup milk, I used a splash of almond milk. Apple cider vinegar (that's all I had) instead of white and no onions (didn't have them on hand). I wanted to make it a little more Asian, so I added a sprinkle of ginger and some toasted sesame seeds to the mixture. Also added a little sesame oil to the canola oil I fried them in. I ate them dipped in soya sauce. so yum!
This recipe is just ok. It is very bland. If their is a way to spice it up it may be good. I really liked the idea of adding more fish into my kids diet, but they would not eat them.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Serving Size: 1/12 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 12
Amount Per Serving
** Calories: 163
** Calories from Fat: 88
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