Hands-on Time
20 Mins
Total Time
30 Mins
Yield
Makes 8 servings
Photo: Hector Sanchez; Styling: Caroline M. Cunningham 

How to Make It

Step 1

Grate zest from lime to equal 2 tsp. Cut lime in half; squeeze juice from lime to equal 5 tsp.

Step 2

Process 1/4 cup mayonnaise, 1/4 cup cilantro, next 3 ingredients, 1 Tbsp. water, and 3 tsp. lime juice in a food processor until smooth.

Step 3

Preheat oven to 350°. Stir together tuna, next 2 ingredients, lime zest, and remaining 1/4 cup mayonnaise, 1/4 cup cilantro, and 2 tsp. lime juice. Gently stir in 2/3 cup panko. Shape mixture into 8 (2-inch-wide) patties. Dredge in remaining panko.

Step 4

Melt butter in a large nonstick ovenproof skillet over medium heat; add patties to skillet, and cook 3 to 4 minutes on each side or until browned. Transfer to oven.

Step 5

Bake at 350° for 10 minutes. Serve over lettuce with avocado mixture and lime wedges.

Step 6

Note: We tested with Bumble Bee Solid White Albacore in Water.

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