"Tuna or Salmon Croquettes" or Patties

Tuna Or Salmon Croquettes Or Patties Recipe

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This is a make ahead recipe. I make this Tuna/ Salmon Mixture the night before, then when your ready to eat dinner all you do is fry the Croquettes. This Was a staple on Fridays in our Home growing up as a child, in a Catholic family.


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20 Min
5 Min


  • 3 Tbs
  • 1/2 Cup
    chopped onion
  • 1/4 Cup
  • ·
    salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/4 tsp
    paprika, sweet mild
  • 1 Cup
  • 1 (12 oz) can(s)
    tuna drained or 1 can salmon drained
  • 3/4 Cup
    dry bread crumbs
  • 1
    egg beaten

How to Make "Tuna or Salmon Croquettes" or Patties


  1. Melt Butter in sauce pan and cook onion til tender.
    ADD; Flour, salt, pepper, paprika, cook till mixture bubbles, cook 2 minutes.
  2. Add; Milk, stirr with wire whisk, until thickens.
    Add; Drained Tuna.
    cover and refrigerate, Chill overnight.
  3. Moisten your hands , an shape into 8 small ovals. Beat egg, in shallow dish. Coat ovals in egg and in bread crumbs, dip in egg again and again in bread crumbs. (twice)
  4. In Heavy skillet or deep fryer, Heat Oil to 350 degrees, Fry croquets about 2 minutes on each side til golden brown. Drain on paper towels.
    serve HOT. . . with any side dish of your choice.

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About "Tuna or Salmon Croquettes" or Patties

Course/Dish: Fish
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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