Kroket

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Kroket
Recipe type: Side
 
Kroket are a Dutch food recipe of meat and potato croquettes.
Ingredients
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 4 tbsp flour
  • 1⁄2 cup milk
  • 1⁄2 cup chicken stock
  • 2 cups lean, cooked chicken or ground meat
  • 1⁄2 tsp salt
  • 1⁄2 tsp paprika
  • 1⁄2 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp curry powder
  • 1⁄4 tsp pepper
  • 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tsp parsley, chopped
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 2 tbsp water
  • 1⁄2 cup flour seasoned with a pinch of salt and 1⁄4 tsp pepper
  • 11⁄2 cups fine bread crumbs
  • oil for deep-frying
Instructions
  1. Heat butter in a saucepan. Add flour and cook over low heat, stirring constantly until light golden.
  2. Stir in only a little bit of milk at a time, alternating with the chicken stock, adding more only when the previous bit has been thoroughly absorbed to make a thick sauce.
  3. Add the chicken, seasonings, Worcestershire sauce and parsley, stirring constantly.
  4. Remove from heat and cool.
  5. Shape into cylinders 11⁄4 inches thick and 31⁄2 inches long. Chill in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes.
  6. Combine the egg with 1 to2 tbsp water.
  7. Coat the cylinders with seasoned flour, then dip into the egg mixture, and finally coat with bread crumbs. Chill again for at least 30 minutes.
  8. Heat oil in a deep frying pan to moderate heat. Fry the croquettes, a few at a time so as not to lower the oil temperature, to a golden brown.

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