Wednesday, June 13, 2012

#CloverLeaf ~ Jalapeño Tuna Rice Sliders

Jalapeño Tuna Rice Sliders

Makes:  8 Sliders
Preparation Time:  6 minutes
Chill Time:  30 minutes
Cook Time:  4 minutes

INGREDIENTS:

1 can (142 g)  Clover Leaf Flavoured White Tuna ~ Jalapeño in Olive Oil
1 cup  prepared instant rice
1  egg
3/4 cup Panko flakes or bread crumbs
3 tablespoons  medium salsa
1/4 cup diced red pepper
1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh chives
2 tablespoons sour cream
1 tablespoon lime juice
3 tablespoons olive oil
slider buns
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 1/4 cup each) and then flatten 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 the top of the slider.

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