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How to make Portuguese tuna puffs (bolinhas de atum).
Preparation time:
15 min
Cooking Time:
25 min
Ready In:
40 min
Level of Difficulty:

Portuguese Tuna Puffs Recipe - Portuguese Recipes

Portuguese Tuna Puffs Recipe

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Posted in: Appetizer Recipes
Tue, Mar 8, 2016, 13:22
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1 can of tuna ( 200g )1 onion2 tablespoons margarine2 tablespoons flour120 ml milk1 tbsp finely chopped parsley3 eggsBreadcrumbs Salt (to taste)Pepper (to taste)
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  • This site uses US measurements.


    1. Saute the chopped onion in the margarine. Add the well drained tuna and stir well  Add the flour, mix well and add the milk.
    2. Season to taste with salt and pepper and finally add the finely chopped parsley.
    3. Make small balls with this dough, go through flour, then egg and finally the breadcrumbs and fry them.
    4. You can fry or freeze them to fry at another time.
    Recipe & Photo Credit: Guida, asminhasreceitas-guida.blogspot.pt


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