EGG CROQUETTES

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Ellen Bales

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@Starwriter

This is a somewhat old-fashioned dish but still very good and easy to make. I found it in an old cookbook that my mother had many years ago. This dish would be good to serve at a brunch--just keep the croquettes warm in a chafing dish or crock pot.
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Serves:
4
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
5 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 3/4 c
    thick white sauce, cooled
  • 8 large
    eggs, hard boiled, ground
  • 3 Tbsp
    chopped pimiento
  • 1 Tbsp
    snipped parsley
  • 1 Tbsp
    minced onion
  • 1 tsp
    prepared mustard
  • 2
    slightly beaten eggs
  • 1 1/4 c
    fine cracker crumbs
  • INGREDIENTS FOR WHITE SAUCE

  • 2 1/2 Tbsp
    butter
  • 3 Tbsp
    all purpose flour
  • dash(es)
    salt
  • 3/4 c
    milk

How to Make EGG CROQUETTES

Step-by-Step

  1. For the white sauce: melt butter in a saucepan over low heat; add flour and salt, blend. Add milk all at once. Cook quickly, stirring constantly, till mixture thickens and bubbles. Remove sauce from heat when it bubbles.
  2. Combine the white sauce and the next five ingredients, plus 1 tsp. salt; mix well. Chill for several hours.
  3. When thoroughly chilled, form this mixture into croquetttes, using 1/4 cup for each. Mix eggs and 2 Tbsp. water. Roll croquettes in cracker crumbs; dip into egg mixture; roll in crumbs again. Chill for 20 minutes.
  4. Fry in deep, hot fat (365-degrees) till golden brown, about 2 to 3 minutes. Drain on paper towels.

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About EGG CROQUETTES

Course/Dish: Eggs
Main Ingredient: Eggs
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Hashtags: #crispy #tangy



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