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Tuna Croquettes

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Ingredients
  Butter 2 Tablespoon
  Flour 6 Tablespoon
  Dry mustard 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Powdered mushrooms 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Black pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Onion salt 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cayenne pepper/Red pepper 1 Dash
  Lemon juice 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Milk 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Canned tuna 14 Ounce (2 Cans, 7 Ounce Each)
  Minced pimento 2 Teaspoon
  Shredded green onions 1 Teaspoon
  Cracker meal 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Egg 1 , lightly beaten
  Fat 2 Cup (32 tbs) (For Deep Frying)
Directions

MAKING
1) In a saucepan, melt the butter and remove from heat.
2) Stir in the flour, dry mustard, powdered mushrooms, pepper, onion salt, cayenne and lemon juice, blend thoroughly.
3) Gradually stir in milk, stir continuously and cook over a low heat, until the mixture is thickened and smooth.
4) Drain and flake the tuna.
5) Stir the tuna, pimiento and shredded green onions into the sauce, mix thoroughly.
6) Spread out the mixture on a plate, then refrigerate until chilled.
7) Shape the chilled mixture into 8 to 10 cones, or cylinders.
8) Roll in the cracker meal, then in beaten egg, then again in the cracker meal.
9) Refrigerate the croquettes until chilled.
10) In a heavy skillet or deep fryer, fry the croquettes in deep fat at 375°F for 4 minutes, or until golden brown.
11) Remove with a slotted spoon and drain on absorbent paper.

SERVING
12) Serve the Tuna Croquettes, immediately on a serving platter sour cream sauce or mustard sauce or any other sauce as desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Fried
Interest: 
Holiday
Ingredient: 
Tuna
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
60 Minutes
Servings: 
8

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