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Tuna Pie

  • Author: Raymund
  • Prep Time: 20 mins
  • Cook Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 30 mins
  • Yield: 8 pcs 1x
  • Category: Main Dish
  • Cuisine: Filipino

Description

Tuna Pie is a Filipino type of pie made popular by Jollibee made with tuna filling enclosed on a crispy pie pastry, this homemade version is an easy adaptation where it uses white sliced bread that is breaded instead of the usual pastry.


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Ingredients

Pastry

  • 8 pieces sliced breads
  • 4 slices processed cheese slices, cut in half
  • 3 eggs, lightly beaten
  • panko breadcrumbs, to coat
  • oil, for shallow frying

Filling


Instructions

  • In a bowl combine all filling ingredients, mix well. Set it aside.
  • Place eggs in a shallow bowl then beat it. Set aside.
  • Place breadcrumbs on a wide plate. Set it aside.
  • Flatten sliced bread with a rolling pin.
  • Place a spoonful of the filling on the half side of the bread then top it with half of the cheese slice.
  • Fold the bread in half then press the edges with a fork tightly to seal. Repeat procedure of the rest.
  • Dip each prepared bread with filling in the egg mixture. Then roll it in the plate with breadcrumbs to coat it evenly. Set is aside.
  • Heat up a pan filled with oil for shallow frying then cook prepared pie until crispy and golden brown on both sides.
  • Remove from pan, place in paper towel lined plate to remove excess oil before serving.