Recipe: Farmhouse Chicken Croquettes

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Chef: Hubert Fernandes

Cuisine: Continental

Category: Starter

Serves: 6

Cooking Time: 20 minutes Prepn/Marin Timg 10 minutes

Ingredients

400 gms. Cooked boneless chicken

100 gms. Butter

100 gms. Flour

400 ml. Milk

Pinch of Nutmeg, grated

As required Salt and pepper

2 Egg yolks

1tbsp. Cheese, grated

1 bundle Parsley, finely chopped

For frying Oil

2 Eggs

250gms. Dried breadcrumbs

Method

Finely chop or mince cooked boneless chicken

To make sauce melt the butter in a sauce W over a low heat and stir in a table spoon of flour When

the mixture froths, add the cold milk, seasoning and nutmeg. Whisk until the sauce thickens.

Remove from heat and stir in egg yolk and cheese.

Turn into a bowl and mix in chopped cooked chicken and parsley and set aside to cool.

Heat oil for frying to 340F.

Using your hands, shape chicken mixture into small cylindrical croquettes. Roll them in the

remaining flour and then in the lightly beaten egg to coat completely, and then finally in the bread

crumbs.

Fry the croquettes 4 or 5 at a time in oil until golden brown. Drain on a kitchen paper. Serve hot.

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