Sriracha Tuna Mini Burger

Sriracha Tuna Mini Burger
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  • Recipe Yield: 20

Tuna Sliders seasoned with a spicy Sriracha sauce


  • 1 pouch, 43 oz. StarKist ® Chunk Light Tuna in Water
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup distilled vinegar
  • ½ cup water
  • 10 oz. red onion
  • 8 oz. (2 – ¼ cups) carrots, raw, shredded
  • 3 oz. (1/2 cup) onions, minced, EP
  • 5 ½ oz. (1-1/4 cups) Bread crumbs, dry, grated, plain
  • ½ cup Greek yogurt, plain
  • ½ cup mayonnaise
  • 3 Tbsp. Sriracha
  • 3 Tbsp. lemon juice (bottled or fresh)
  • ½ tsp. cayenne pepper
  • 8 oz. (2 cups) Bread crumbs, dry, grated, plain
  • 40 slider buns, WGR (1 oz. each)


  • Preheat oven to 400° F.
  • Line sheet pan with parchment paper and spray with pan release.
  • In a large bowl, prepare the brine by stirring together the sugar, vinegar and water until the sugar dissolves. Cover and set aside. CCP: No bare hand contact with ready to eat foods.
  • Rinse onions under running water. Cut onions in half and then into very thin strips.
  • Mix the carrots and onions into the brine. To marinate, cover and hold in the refrigerator until service. This may be prepared a day in advance. CCP: Hold at 41° F or lower.
  • In a large bowl, combine bread crumbs, yogurt, mayonnaise, onions, Sriracha®, lemon juice, and cayenne. Add undrained tuna and break into small pieces using freshly gloved hands. Mix well until all ingredients combined.
  • Portion patties using a leveled #12 disher. (3.25 oz.)
  • Gently flatten each portion into a patty, and coat each side with bread crumbs. Note: Divide bread crumbs and add remaining amount half way through patty preparation.
  • Place patties on prepared sheet pan.
  • Bake for 17 minutes. If necessary to hold, do not cover. CCP: Cook until internal temperature is at least 135° F.
  • Just prior to service, place cooked patties on bottom half of bun. Top each slider with 2 Tbsp. of drained onion and carrot mixture using No. 30 disher. Serve 2 mini burgers per customer. CCP: Hold and serve at 135° F. or above.
Servings Per Container: 20 Serving Size: 2 mini burgers on buns
Amount Per Serving DV%*
Calories 375
Total Fat 9g 12%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 35mg 12%
Sodium 770mg 33%
Total Carbohydrate 54g 20%
Dietary Fiber 3.5g 13%
Protein 21g
Vitamin A 1940 39%
Vitamin C 2.5mg 4%
Calcium 140mg 11%
Iron 3.1mg 17%

*The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.