Tuna and Corn Croquette


(7 pieces)

  • 180 g (1 tin) tuna in water, drained and mashed
  • 180 g (2 nos) potato, boiled and peeled
  • 100 g (1 cup) whole meal bread powder
  • 60 g (1/4 cup) corn kernel/ fresh corn grain
  • 3 g (1 teaspoon) coriander seed, finely ground
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Sufficient oil
  • Decoration: Lemon slices and cucumber or fresh salad leaves


  1. Mashed the boiled potato in a bowl. Mix in tuna, fresh corn grain and coriander.
  2. Add salt and pepper to taste. Shape the mixture into 7 croquettes.
  3. Beat an egg in a large bowl. Immediately dip the croquette into egg mixture and coat them with a layer of bread powder.
  4. Fry them in hot oil until the croquette pieces turn golden brown. Drain the excess oil and put the croquette on the oil absorbent paper.
  5. Immediately serve with cucumber slices or salad leaves together with lemon and chili.

Nutritional Tip

There are varieties of tuna sold in the market. It is advisable to choose tuna in water without salt over tuna in oil.

Alternatively, you can grill the croquette in the oven at 180°C for 15 minutes.

Nutrient content per serving:

Calorie 106 kcal
Carbohydrate 15.4 g
Protein 8.9 g
Fat 1.0 g

An educational collaboration with Nutrition Society of Malaysia

Recipes courtesy of ‘Buku Masakan Pilihan Pakar Pemakanan, Jilid 2: Resipi untuk Seisi Keluarga’ by Nutrition Society of Malaysia. To purchase this recipe book which includes 50 recipes, please email: [email protected]

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