Croquettes

Croquettes

Starter 

  • 5

    serves

  • Very easy

    Difficulty

  • Prep time

  • Cook time

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/4 cups 2% milk
  • 1/3 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 3 Tbsp soft butter
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded
  • Parmesan cheese
  • 3/4 cup cooked ham, diced
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • cooking oil
  • dry breadcrumbs

Preparation

1. Place the flour, milk, nutmeg, salt and pepper in the bowl fitted with the whisk. Mix at speed 7 for 30 seconds. Add butter and launch the sauce program at speed 4 at 190°F for 5 minutes.

2. Replace the whisk with the kneading/crushing blade, add cheese and ham. Mix at speed 9 for 50 seconds. Transfer dough to a clean bowl; cover and refrigerate for 2 hours.

3. Heat oil for deep frying to 350°F.

4. Gently form the dough into a 15 x 3-inch roll on a lightly floured surface. Cut crosswise into 1-inch slices. Dip each slice into beaten eggs, then coat with breadcrumbs.

5. Fry two or three croquettes at a time for 1-2 minutes or until golden brown.