Tuna croquettes

Ingredients for Cooking Tuna Croquettes

  1. Butter 3 tablespoons
  2. Onion 1 piece
  3. Wheat flour 4 tablespoons
  4. Milk 250 milliliters
  5. Canned tuna 400 grams (without liquid)
  6. Ground nutmeg 1 pinch
  7. White pepper to taste
  8. Eggs 2 pieces
  9. Breadcrumbs 200 grams
  10. Sunflower oil for frying
  11. Salt to taste
  • Main ingredients: Tuna, Milk, Butter, Flour
  • Serving 5 servings


Whisk, pan, frying pan, spatula, tablespoon, refrigerator, stove.

Cooking tuna croquettes:

Step 1: fry the onion and flour.

Melt and then heat the butter in a saucepan. When it gets hot enough, toss finely chopped onions into it and fry until soft.
Then, without removing from the heat, add the flour here and fry it, stirring well in butter with onions.

Step 2: add milk.

When the flour is soaked in butter, remove everything from the heat and pour the milk in a thin stream, without ceasing to stir, so that no lumps form.

Step 3: add the spices.

Return the flour mixture to the fire and continue to mix and heat until the mass thickens.
Then add nutmeg and white pepper. Mix well.

Step 4: add tuna.

Remove the flour mixture from the heat and add canned tuna, chopped with a fork, to it. Salt and mix everything until smooth, and then send to the refrigerator to make the mass freeze and become thick.

Step 5: form and fry the tuna croquettes.

Prepare the ingredients for breading: pour breadcrumbs on one plate and beat chicken eggs with a little water in another.
From the prepared flour mass with tuna, sculpt oblong croquettes, roll them first in eggs and then in breadcrumbs and send them to fry in a large amount of hot vegetable oil.
Tuna croquettes should be coated with a uniform golden crust on all sides. After that, you can serve them to the table.

Step 6: serve the tuna croquettes.

Tuna croquettes are served hot as a snack with various sauces or as a hot dish with a side dish of mashed potatoes, for example. It turns out very tasty and satisfying.
Enjoy your meal!

Recipe Tips:

- You can form tuna croquettes in the form of balls or cutlets.