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Tuna Pancakes

Tuna Pancakes

Pancake ingredients:

  • 2 cups flour
  • 3 eggs
  • 5ml salt
  • 500ml milk
  • 1 tbsp sesame seeds
  • Margarine for frying

Filling ingredients:

  • 2 x 185g cans Saldanha Tuna in Brine OR Vegetable Oil, drained
  • 1 meduim onion, chopped
  • 2 tsp chilli, chopped OR 5 peppadews, sliced
  • ½ cup coriander leaves, chopped
  • ¾ cup plain yoghurt OR 2 tbsp mayonnaise, heaped
  • 250g tub chunky cottage cheese


  1. Mix all the pancake ingredients, except margarine, together and whisk until the batter is smooth.
  2. Refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  3. Using 1 teaspoon margarine at a time in a heavy based pan on low heat, pour just enough batter to cover base of pan.
  4. Cook for 1 minute until golden brown on both sides, flipping half way.


  1. Toss all the filling ingredients together in a bowl and spoon onto pancakes.
  2. Roll or leave open as desired.

Optional: Add 1 tbsp of finely grated lemon rind or a few coriander leaves on top.

Takes about 25 - 30 minutes.

8 - 10 pancakes