Tuna Burger With Old Bay Aioli

Tuna Burger with Old Bay Aioli. Quick, easy, and perfect for a weeknight dinner. A great alternative to a regular burger. You can make it with ahi tuna too!

Ready to spice up burger night? This Tuna Burger with Old Bay Aioli is your answer to a quick, easy, and healthy weeknight dinner! Using tuna cuts down on the fishy flavor and the Old Bay Aioli gives this burger a punch.

Tuna Burger

I’ve seen a ton of recipes for salmon burgers, which made me think… why not a tuna burger? Let me tell you, tuna is the way to go. The burgers are not fishy tasting at all, and the Old Bay Aioli gives it a nice kick. I thawed out frozen tuna and cut it into little chunks. Then added panko, spices, mayo, and green onions. It came together super quick and cooked even quicker!

Tuna Burger

I tried to substitute canned tuna for the fresh tuna in this recipe. The burgers using canned tuna came out very mushy. The flavor was still there, however. I wouldn’t recommend using canned tuna.

This Old Bay Aioli recipe is inspired by Cookie and Kate Fake Aioli. I love the Old Bay Aioli sauce in this recipe. It’s way easier than making an authentic aioli and you don’t have to worry about using raw eggs.

Want more tuna?? Check out these recipes- Creamy Tuna Casserole , Spicy Tuna Melt

I hope you love this Tuna Burger recipe! If you make it leave a comment! You can also share a photo on Instagram and tag #meganvskitchen. Have fun!

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Tuna Burger

Tuna Burger With Old Bay Aioli

  • Prep Time: 15 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 Minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 4 Burgers 1x

Description

Savory Tuna Burger with Old Bay Aioli. Quick, easy, perfect for a weeknight dinner. You can make it with ahi tuna too!


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Ingredients

Old Bay Aioli

  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/21 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup good quality mayonnaise
  • 12 teaspoon old bay seasoning 

Tuna Burger

  • 12 oz of fresh tuna cut into 1/4” pieces 
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon old bay seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 green onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup panko breadcrumbs
  • 1 egg
  • 4 burger buns
  • lettuce, shredded 
  • tomato, sliced
  • red onion, sliced

Instructions

Old Bay Aoili

  1. Mix garlic, mayo, and lemon juice together. Add Old Bay Seasoning to taste, and more lemon juice till you get your desired flavor. 

Tuna Burger

  1. In a large bowl, mix all the ingredients from tuna to egg together. Let sit for 2 minutes. Form into 4 patties.
  2. In a large skillet over medium heat, add oil. Once the oil starts to shimmers, add tuna patties to the skillet. Cook 3-4 min each side or until internal temperature reaches 145 degrees.
  3. Transfer patties to a bun, top with Old Bay aioli, lettuce, tomato, and red onion.