Tuna and Tofu Croquette with Garlic Sauce



Prep Time: 15 mins

Cooking Time: 20 mins

Servings: 2 persons


  • 100g of tinned tuna, finely chopped
  • 100g of tofu, crashed
  • 1 tbspoons of sesame
  • 2 stems of spring onion, finely chopped
  • A tspoon of ginger, grated
  • Soya sauce 1 tablespoon
  • An egg
  • 3 tbspoons of flour
  • 4-5 tbspoons of breadcrumb


  1. Mix grated tuna, tofu, sesame, spring onion, ginger and soy sauce in a bowl.
  2. Make a patty for croquette and toss it into flour, egg and panko (respectively).
  3. Deep-fry the patties in heated vegetable oil (around 190 degrees) until the batter gets beautifully brown and crispy.
  4. Serve croquettes with fresh vegetables.

 Japanese garlic sauce


  • 180ml of daikon (known as mooli), grated
  • A clove of garlic, grated
  • 3 tbspoon of soya sauce
  • 3 tbspoon of sake/white wine
  • A tspoon of honey
  • A tbspoon of sesame oil


  1. Mix all the ingredients except sesame oil in a small sauce pan, and cook the sauce with medium heat for 10 minutes
  2. Add sesame oil.
  3. Serve the sauce on the croquette or separately.

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