Tuna croquettes

Tuna croquettes

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  • 0:30 Prep
  • 0:40 Cook
  • Makes 15
  • Advanced

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  • 850g desiree, spunta or golden delight potatoes, peeled, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons warmed milk
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 brown onion, finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon sweet paprika
  • 425g can tuna in brine, drained
  • 2 tablespoons flat-leaf parsley leaves, finely chopped
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 3/4 cup dried breadcrumbs
  • extra-light olive oil, for shallow frying
  • rocket leaves, to serve


  • Step 1
    Place potatoes in a saucepan and cover with cold water. Bring to the boil over medium heat. Reduce heat to medium-low. Simmer 15 to 20 minutes or until tender. Drain. Return to saucepan. Add milk. Mash until smooth. Transfer to a bowl.
  • Step 2
    Heat olive oil in a small, non-stick frying pan over medium heat. Add onion. Cook for 3 to 4 minutes or until soft. Add garlic and paprika. Cook for 1 minute. Add onion mixture, tuna and parsley to potato. Mix well.
  • Step 3
    Place egg and breadcrumbs in separate shallow dishes. Using 1/4 cup mixture at a time, shape mixture into small sausage shapes. Dip croquettes, 1 at a time, in egg then roll in breadcrumbs to coat.
  • Step 4
    One-third fill a frying pan with oil and heat over medium heat. Cook croquettes, in batches, turning, for 3 to 4 minutes or until golden. Serve with rocket leaves.

  • Author: Luis Vieira
  • Image credit: Ben Dearnley & Steve Brown
  • Publication: Super Food Ideas

Source: taste.com.au


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