14 Delicious and Budget Friendly Recipes Using Canned Fish

Get ready to make a quick and delicious dinner using your pantry staples! The fact that canned fish can be more than just a filler in a lunchbox sandwich is often overlooked. Tinned seafood is a versatile ingredient that can add a burst of flavor and protein to a variety of dishes. From quick and easy appetizers to hearty mains and flavorful salads, recipes using tinned seafood are as diverse as they are delicious. Here are 14 delicious tinned fish recipes. 

Delicious Canned Tuna Kebab Recipe

Canned Tuna Kebab
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If you are looking for a quick meal that tastes great, you’re at the right place. My family loves this Tuna Kebab Recipe so much that I make them regularly.  Its also convenient because I usually have cans of tuna stocked in my pantry and its a very budget friendly meal.

Healthy Tuna Patties Recipe

Healthy Tuna Patties
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These Healthy Tuna Patties are a delicious switch for dinner tonight and they’re made with a clean eating recipe! Tuna patties are a remarkably easy and simple dish to throw together. They make a wonderfully light meal on a hot summer evening. The flavors are light and delicious and you can serve them with any sauces you prefer.

No Noodle Tuna Casserole Recipe

No Noodle Tuna Casserole
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This No Noodle Tuna Casserole recipe is now, officially, my go-to tuna casserole! I used to make tuna casserole with pasta and tons of cheese. That’s how my mom taught me to make it, and it was total comfort food. But since I really didn’t want to do the carb/fat combo, I thought I’d try a no-noodle version just to see how it would turn out. And turn out, it did. It was delicious.

Easy Tuna Wrap Recipe

Easy Tuna Wrap
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This Easy Tuna Wrap recipe is made with tuna and a few other easy-to-find ingredients. Tuna makes a great base for a lunch wrap because it’s low in calories but still provides plenty of protein and other nutrients. A tuna salad wrap is a healthy make-at-home option that can be mixed and matched with different vegetables and herbs. It’s a versatile and filling meal that will fuel you through your day.

 

Tuna Noodle Casserole Recipe

Tuna Noodle Casserole
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Nothing says comfort food quite like Tuna Noodle Casserole. But is the popular dish really as bad for you as its reputation suggests? Learn about how the right ingredients in this tuna casserole recipe are used to create this healthier popular dish.

Crispy Salmon Bites

Crispy Salmon Bites
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These Crispy Pan-fried Salmon Bites are a delicious way to transform canned salmon. They go great on top of a salad, served as an appetizer with dipping sauce or made into a meal with veggies and rice.

Simple Sardine Salad

Simple Sardine Salad
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Enjoy all the benefits of heart-healthy, omega-3-packed wild sardines in this Simple Sardine Salad. With mustard, capers, lemon and lots of fresh crunchy vegetables, you’ll love the flavor and texture of this sardine salad. It’s perfect for enjoying with crackers, on top of salad greens or, in a sandwich!

Healthy Tuna Waldorf Salad

Healthy Tuna Waldorf
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This Tuna Waldorf Salad is a healthy spin on the classic Waldorf salad. It makes for a quick and easy lunch that doesn’t skimp on flavor or texture. Sweet red grapes, celery, pepitas and walnuts come together with creamy yogurt and can be served over a bed of greens or with toasted bread.

Apple Cheddar Tuna Patties

Apple Cheddar Tuna Patties
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These healthy tuna patties are made with Blue Harbor wild-caught canned albacore tuna, freshly grated apples and cheddar cheese – a simple recipe for a delicious lunch! Canned tuna (and other canned fish too – I’m recently getting into the world of sardines and mackerel!) is something you will always find in my pantry. Get this recipe!

Tuna Lettuce Wraps

Tuna Lettuce Wraps
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Whether you are looking for a light lunch to enjoy on a sunny terrace or a light starter, tuna lettuce wraps are just what you need. Mind you, this is nothing like the tuna salads you might remember from the eighties. These tuna lettuce wraps are light, yet still bursting with flavour. Beautifully arranged in a crispy romaine salad leaves, not only brings texture but also a presentation worthy of a seaside bistro. Get this recipe!

Tuna Stuffed Avocado

Tuna Stuffed Avocado
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The Tuna Stuffed Avocado is a true retro dish that can easily make a comeback in any modern kitchen. For me it actually never ran out of style. It is a very simple, low carb lunch or dinner which can be easily jazzed up. It was very popular around the 70’s and 80’s, but I feel that amazing food can never be forgotten.  What I love most about this recipe is its total simplicity when it comes to the preparation process. All you need is a soft, ripe avocado with no bad spots and some tuna of your liking. Combine with some onions, herbs and spices and you are good to go. Works well in other combinations as well.

Indonesian Tuna Fried Rice – Nasi Goreng Tuna

Indonesian Tuna Fried Rice
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Nasi Goreng Tuna, which means tuna fried rice, is an easy and quick way to make a full, nutritious meal from simple ingredients. You get the carb from the rice and protein from the tuna, all on one plate.

 

Tuna Mayo Deopbap (Korean Tuna Rice Bowl)

Tuna Mayo Deopbap
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A quick and easy, 15-minute Korean Tuna Mayo Rice Bowl recipe (deopbap) is made with rice, canned tuna, garlic butter, and vegetables and drizzled with mayo & sweet soy sauce.

 

Delicious and Easy Salmon Patties

Delicious and Easy Salmon Patties
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Are you looking for a quick and satisfying meal? Look no further! With just three ingredients – canned salmon, saltine cracker crumbs, and eggs – you can whip up a delectable salmon patty recipe in under 30 minutes. This old-fashioned Southern recipe, passed down by my grandma, is simple yet flavorful. Get this recipe!

More Recipes: 20 Creative and Comforting Casserole Recipes

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A casserole is a timeless dish that is loved for it’s ability to feed large families, requires few dishes to make and can be a healthy meal that combines all your food groups like grains, meat and vegetables together. From classic comfort foods to creative twists on traditional dishes, the following recipes are a diverse array of savory and satisfying casseroles that are sure to delight your taste buds and satisfy your hunger.

20 Creative and Comforting Casserole Recipes

These 20 Stir Fry Recipes Are Bursting with Flavor and Goodness

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Stir-fry dinners are a much loved staple in kitchens around the world, offering a perfect blend of flavor, nutrition, and convenience. With their quick cooking times, vibrant colors, and endless flavor combinations, stir-fry meals are not only delicious but also incredibly versatile. With busy work schedules and after school activities, stir fry dinners offer the option of having a healthy home cooked meal ready in less than an hour. The following is a list of 20 delicious stir fry recipes to try at home.

These 20 Stir Fry Recipes Are Bursting with Flavor and Goodness

20 Velvety and Smooth Cheesecake Recipes You Need to Try Now

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Many dessert lovers are fans of the rich velvety goodness that is cheesecake. The best thing about cheesecake is the versatility it offers. Cheesecake isn’t bound by coming in only cake form, the same flavors can be infused in cookies, brownies, muffins, bars and more. Of course you can go crust or no crust, and the sky’s the limit when it comes to flavor options. The following are 20 diverse and delicious cheesecake recipes to enjoy baking.

20 Velvety and Smooth Cheesecake Recipes You Need to Try Now

18 Heavenly Medjool Date Recipes That’ll Leave You Craving More

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Known for their natural sweetness and rich flavor, Medjool dates are a versatile ingredient that can elevate any dish, whether sweet or savory. From decadent desserts to wholesome snacks and savory entrees, these luscious fruits add a unique depth of flavor and natural sweetness to every recipe. Here are 18 simple recipes with dates to try at home.

18 Heavenly Medjool Date Recipes That’ll Leave You Craving More