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Tuna Embotido
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5 from 2 votes

How to Cook Tuna Embotido

All I can say is that this tuna embotido is the healthiest kind of embotido. Because tuna is rich in omega 3 fatty acid that is good for the heart.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time33 mins
Total Time43 mins
Course: Fish Recipe
Cuisine: Filipino
Keyword: tuna embotido
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 154kcal
Author: Manny


  • 350 grams tuna fillet cut into chunks
  • 1 pc large onion chopped
  • 1/4 cup raisins
  • 1 pc pork bouillon cube
  • 1 can 243 grams crushed pineapple (reserve syrup)
  • 1 medium size red bell pepper diced
  • 1 medium carrot coarsely grated
  • 1 egg
  • 1 stalk celery chopped
  • 1/4 cup flour


How to cook Tuna Embotido:

  • Marinate fish in pineapple syrup, 1/2 tsp iodized salt and 1/4 tsp pepper for 10 minutes. Drain and discard marinade.
  • Chop fish then combine with remaining ingredients. Season with 3/4 tsp iodized salt ¬†and 1/4 tsp pepper. Mix well. Divide into 3 portions.
  • Wrap in foil then roll and shape into cylindrical shape, just like the ordinary embotido.
  • Steam for 30 minutes. Cool. If desired, fry in oil and brown all sides.
  • Slice and serve with banana ketchup.