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Ham Croquettes

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Ham Croquettes
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  • 2 cups of vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup of chopped ham
  • 3 cups of mashed potatoes
  • 2 eggs, divided
  • 1 tablespoon flat leaf parsley, finely chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon Aleppo pepper
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon salt, plus extra for seasoning the breading
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly cracked pepper, plus extra for seasoning the breading
  • 1 cup Panko bread crumbs


  1. In a large Dutch oven, add 2 cups of vegetable oil and heat to 350 degrees.
  2. Set up your breading station. In one large bowl, beat up one egg and season slightly with salt and pepper. In a large plate or bowl, add your Panko bread crumbs. Set both aside.
  3. In a large bowl, combine the mashed potatoes, ham, 1 egg, slightly beaten, parsley, Aleppo pepper, salt and freshly cracked black pepper and combine.
  4. Using an ice cream scoop, scoop out the mixture and shape each ball into small round croquettes.
  5. Dip each croquette into the egg mixture and then roll in the Panko mixture. Set aside.
  6. Fry each croquette in the heated oil until golden brown.
  7. Remove from the oil and drain on a rack or paper towels.
  8. Serve while hot.



5241 cal


504 g


196 g


29 g
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