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deep-fried breaded tuna cubes

  • Serves: 2
  • Calories: 531 kcal
  • Total Time: 20 m
    • Prep: 5 m
    • Cook: 15 m
  • Japanese: Maguro-katsu
Deep–Fried Breaded Tuna Cubes



  • 10 1/2 ounces raw tuna
  • a little salt
  • a little pepper
  • oil for deep frying


  • 1/2 ounce flour
  • 1 egg
  • 1 1/3 ounces bread crumbs

dipping sauce:

Step 1

step 1:

Cut the tuna into 1 in cubes. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.

Step 2

step 2:

Lightly dust the tuna cubes in the flour.

Step 3

step 3:

Put the egg in a bowl and coat the tuna cubes with the egg.

Step 4

step 4:

Then coat well with the bread crumbs in a separate pan.

Step 5

step 5:

Heat the oil to 340 °F and deep-fry the tuna cubes about 3 minutes until golden brown. Remove and drain on a rack.

Pour the dipping sauce over the tuna cubes.


Katsu usually uses pork. However, this katsu using tuna is a unique dish and has a good taste. It is better than you might think.