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Chicken Croquettes Recipe
|All purpose flour||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Instant chicken bouillon granules||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Milk||1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)|
|Finely chopped onion||1 Tablespoon|
|Snipped parsley||1 Tablespoon|
|Lemon juice||1 Teaspoon|
|Ground nutmeg||1 Dash|
|Coarsely ground cooked chicken/Turkey||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
|Fine dry bread crumbs/Finely crushed saltine crackers||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Egg||1 , beaten|
|Shortening/Cooking oil||2 Cup (32 tbs) (For Deep Frying)|
Calories 697 Calories from Fat 535
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 60 g92.9%
Saturated Fat 19.7 g98.3%
Trans Fat 5.2 g
Cholesterol 175.2 mg58.4%
Sodium 312 mg13%
Total Carbohydrates 15 g4.9%
Dietary Fiber 0.87 g3.5%
Sugars 1.9 g
Protein 26 g51.3%
Vitamin A 14.4% Vitamin C 9.8%
Calcium 5.6% Iron 7.5%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet
Add milk and 1/2 cup water all at once; cook and stir till thickened and bubbly.
Cook and stir 1 minute more.
Remove from heat.
Stir in onion, parsley, lemon juice, nutmeg, paprika, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and dash pepper.
Add ground cooked chicken or turkey; mix well.
Cover and chill thoroughly.
With wet hands shape chicken mixture into 8 balls.
Roll in bread or cracker crumbs; shape each ball into a cone.
In shallow dish combine beaten egg and 2 tablespoons water.
Dip each croquette into egg mixture; roll again in crumbs.
Fry, a few at a time, in deep hot fat (365Â°) for 2 1/2 to 3 minutes or till golden brown.
Drain on paper toweling.
Keep warm in 325Â° oven while frying remaining croquettes.
Prepare Chicken Croquettes as above except use 1 cup coarsely ground cooked chicken or turkey and 1/2 cup coarsely ground fully cooked ham for the meat mixture and omit the salt.