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deep-fried tuna nuggets

  • Serves: 2
  • Calories: 542 kcal
  • Total Time: 35 m
    • Prep: 25 m
    • Cook: 10 m
  • Japanese: Maguro no kara-age
Deep-Fried Tuna Nuggets


  • 200 g raw tuna
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 2 teaspoons soy sauce
  • salad oil for deep frying


  • 1 beaten egg
  • 3 tablespoons wheat flour
Step 1

step 1:

Cut the tuna into bite-size pieces.

Step 2

step 2:

Peel the garlic and slice. Mix all the tuna, soy sauce and garlic in a bowl. Let stand for 20 minutes in a refrigerator.

Step 3

step 3:

In another bowl, combine the egg and wheat flour to make the coating. After 20 minutes, remove the tuna pieces from the marinade and add to the coating.

Step 4

step 4:

Heat the oil to 170 °C and deep-fry the tuna pieces for a couple of minutes until golden brown.

Maguro no kara-age


Chicken nuggets are a very common dish, but deep-fried tuna nuggets are quite unique. The flavor of garlic and soy sauce suits the tuna very well.