Tuna Croquettes

Tuna Croquettes

Tuna Croquettes

These Tuna Croquettes are delicious hot or cold. Enjoy them with a salad for lunch, or pop a few into the kids' school lunch.

  • 30 min
  • 4
  • Easy


  • 425g potatoes, cooked
  • 30ml milk
  • 15ml olive or avocado oil
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 2 x 170g tins tuna in brine, drained
  • handful flatleaf parsley, chopped
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 250ml dried breadcrumbs
  • oil, for frying


  1. Mash the potatoes with the milk, until smooth.
  2. Heat the oil on medium and sauté the onion and garlic. Add the onion mixture together with the tuna and parsley to the mashed potatoes. Stir together until combined. Season.
  3. Roll the mixture into pingpong balls. Place the eggs in a shallow dish and the breadcrumbs in a separate shallow dish. Dip the croquettes, 1 at the time, into the egg and then into the breadcrumbs. Shallow fry them for 3-4 minutes or until golden brown.

Magazine issue date: June, 2015

Janine Collins

About Janine Collins

Editor of Your Family magazine. As a mom of three, nothing much phases me anymore except heights, waves (the ocean kind, not the hair kind), spiders, green peppers and apostrophes where there shouldn’t be apostrophes. Just about everything else, I’m good.