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Jalapeño Tuna Rice Sliders

These delicious, succulent sliders are kid friendly and great for entertaining as finger foods, when served both with and/or without the buns.

Makes 8 sliders
Prep time
6 min
Cook Time
4 min
Time to Table
40 min

Ingredients

1 can (142 g)
Clover Leaf Flavoured White Tuna – Jalapeño in Olive Oil
1 cup
prepared instant rice
1
egg
¾ cup
Panko flakes or bread crumbs
3 tbsp
medium salsa
¼ cup
diced red pepper
1 tbsp
finely chopped fresh chives
2 tbsp
sour cream
1 tbsp
lime juice
3 tbsp
olive oil
2
slider buns
1
lettuce leaf

Preparation

  1. In a large bowl, combine the Clover Leaf tuna, including the olive oil, with the cooked rice.  Add in the egg, panko flakes, salsa, pepper and chives. Mix thoroughly. 
  2. Portion 8 little balls (about a ¼ cup each) and then flattened gently with your hands to form the sliders. Chill for at least 30 minutes.
  3. Mix together the sour cream with the lime juice. Set aside. 
  4. In a sauté pan, gently brown the tuna rice sliders in olive oil for approximately 2 minutes per side or until golden brown. 
  5. Serve on slider buns over a piece of lettuce and drizzle lime-sour cream dressing over top of the slider. Alternative serve sliders as finger food with additional sprigs of chives for garnish and the dressing on the side.

Tip:

  • Chicken flavoured instant rice can be substituted for the prepared instant rice, for added appetite appeal.
  • You can use a tablespoon to portion the 8 little balls.

Nutrition

Amount per serving% Daily Value
Calories
370
Fat
23 g
35%
Saturated Fat
4 g
Trans
0 g
Saturated + Trans
20%
Cholesterol
60 mg
Sodium
310 mg
13%
Carbohydrate
29 g
10%
Fibre
2 g
8%
Sugars
3 g
Protein
12 g
Vitamin A
6%
Vitamin C
25%
Calcium
4%
Iron
15%

Claims Per Serving

- Source of Fibre
- Source of Protein
- Source of Vitamin A
- Source of Vitamin C
- Good Source of Iron

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