Mad Moo’s tuna splats

Submitted by MFM reader Amanda-Jayne Rush



8 Maris Piper potatoes

1 medium onion

Olive oil

25g butter

Splash of milk

1 red pepper

1 yellow pepper

1 small tin of sweetcorn in unsalted water

1 tin of tuna in spring water

1 large egg

Carton of ready-made breadcrumbs


  • Step 1

    Peel and chop the potatoes and boil for around 20 minutes, until soft.

  • Step 2

    Meanwhile, finely chop the peppers and onion and gently fry in olive oil. 

  • Step 3

    Drain the potatoes and mash with butter and a dash of milk.

  • Step 4

    Stir in the cooked peppers and onions, tuna and sweetcorn.

  • Step 5

    Break egg into a bowl and whisk lightly.

  • Step 6

    Tip breadcrumbs into a separate bowl.

  • Step 7

    Take a handful of potato mixture and shape into a patty. 

  • Step 8

    Turn the patty over in the egg to coat both sides, then dip both sides into the breadcrumbs.

  • Step 9

    Fry gently in olive oil until browned – approximately three minutes each side.