Turkey Croquettes (after Thanksgiving Day Treat)

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iris mccall

By
@irislynn

Don't despair over all that leftover turkey staring you in the face. Here's a recipe to get the creative juices flowing. If you don't wanna singe the eyeballs, remove seeds and ribs from your pepper before processing.

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A great recipe to reinvent your Thanksgiving leftovers! I really liked the cilantro and lime flavor in these croquettes. Form these into smaller patties and you'll have a great appetizer too. Mustard was the condiment of choice in the Test Kitchen. The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
4 (2 apiece)
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Pan Fry

Ingredients

  • 2 c
    turkey, diced
  • 2 Tbsp
    cilantro, fresh, chopped
  • 1/2 tsp
    chives, fresh chopped
  • 1
    fresh red or green chili (serrano or jalapeno)
  • 1 c
    bread crumbs, fresh
  • ·
    grated zest of 1 lime
  • 2 Tbsp
    fresh lime juice
  • ·
    salt and pepper
  • 3 Tbsp
    heavy cream or turkey gravy
  • 1 large
    egg, seperated
  • 1 tsp
    cold water
  • 1/4 c
    fine yellow cornmeal
  • 1/4 c
    olive oil

How to Make Turkey Croquettes (after Thanksgiving Day Treat)

Step-by-Step

  1. Put diced turkey in food processor and pulse until finely chopped. Transfer to bowl and add cilantro, chives, scallions, chili, bread crumbs, lime zest, lime juice, and gravy until well combined. Mix in egg yolk. With wet hands form 8 patties. Cover with plastic wrap and chill for 30 minutes.
  2. Mix egg white and water dip patties in egg mixture, then in cornmeal. Cook until golden, about 2 minutes each side. transfer to a sheet pan, and put in the oven to heat thru, about 5 minutes. Serve with your favorite condiment.

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About Turkey Croquettes (after Thanksgiving Day Treat)

Main Ingredient: Turkey
Regional Style: Southern
Collection: Thanksgiving 2.0
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy




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