Tuna Croquettes/Patties

Tuna Croquettes/Patties
4 servings
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2 (6-ounce) cans tuna drained
2 large eggs
1/2 cup chopped onion
1/3 cup chopped green bell pepper
3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon ginger teriyaki sauce (or 1 teaspoon soy sauce plus a pinch of ginger)
1/8 teaspoon round red pepper
1/8 teaspoon salt
2 or 3 tablespoons vegetable oil

In a medium bowl, combine the tuna, eggs, onion, bell pepper, flour, teriyaki sauce, red pepper and salt.

In a large skillet, heat 2 tablespoons of the oil over medium-high heat until the oil bubbles when a little bit of the tuna mixture is tossed in. Drop the tuna mixture by soupspoonsful into the oil to make patties about 3 inches in diameter. Fry until browned on the bottom, for 1 to 2 minutes. Turn and fry until browned on the other side, for 1 or 2 minutes more. Drain on paper towels. Continue until all the patties are cooked, adding more oil to the pan if necessary.

These make great sandwiches also.