9Ingredients
70Minutes
45Calories

Description

Croquettes typically feature a meat or mashed potato filling mixed with bechamel sauce, covered in breadcrumbs, and then fried until crisp and golden. This recipe for Tuna Croquettes features a creamy tuna filling that is seasoned with nutmeg and th…

n covered in a breadcrumb mixture and fried in oil until golden, true to traditional croquette form. Refrigerate the tuna filling mixture before shaping and covering in breadcrumbs to ensure the croquettes hold their shape when frying.

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Ingredients

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  • 2 tablespoons oil (plus more for frying)
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 8 tablespoons pastry flour
  • 1 liter milk (divided)
  • 200 grams fish (tuna, packed in oil, drained)
  • 3 pinches ground nutmeg
  • salt (to taste)
  • 1 egg (beaten)
  • breadcrumbs
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    Directions

    1. In a large skillet, melt the 2 tablespoons of oil and butter together.
    2. Sprinkle in the flour and mix well with the fats. Toast the flour a bit to remove its raw flavor. Flatten any lumps with the back of a wooden spoon,
    3. After 5 minutes, add 500 milliliters milk and stir well to remove any lumps. Once the mixture is smooth, add the rest of the milk and do the same.
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    45Calories
    Sodium2% DV55mg
    Fat4% DV2.5g
    Protein6% DV3g
    Carbs1% DV3g
    Fiber0% DV0g
    Calories45Calories from Fat20
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat2.5g4%
    Saturated Fat1g5%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol10mg3%
    Sodium55mg2%
    Potassium75mg2%
    Protein3g6%
    Calories from Fat20
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate3g1%
    Dietary Fiber0g0%
    Sugars2g4%
    Vitamin A2%
    Vitamin C2%
    Calcium6%
    Iron2%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.