Baked Croquette (With Ham and Cheese)

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I like making croquettes because they are easy to make and this is one of my lil boy’s favorite snack. But I usually fried them, since I didn’t know there’s another version of making these delicious croquettes……that is to bake them.

To be honest, these are my favorite snack too. 

Ingredients:

  • 2 us russett potatoes, peeled and steam
  • 3 slices ham, cut in small parts
  • 5 cloves garlic, minced, fried wit 1 tsp of oil until fragrant and golden brown, set aside
  • 1 tbsp grated parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp fresh milk
  • 1 tsp butter
  • 6 tbsp Breadcrumb bake 5 minutes until golden brown
  • 1 egg, beaten

Make 12 servings

Method:

  1. Spread 6 tbsp of breadcrumb in baking sheet
  2. Preheat oven to 200 C
  3. Bake for 5 minutes (or until golden brown)
  4. Mash together in a bowl: potato, fried garlic, salt, nutmeg
  5. Melt 1 tsp butter in a wok
  6. Add ham slices and stir fry until fragrant
  7. Add mashed potato, milk, and cheese
  8. Combine well, turn off the heat
  9. Make balls with the palms of your hands
  10. Dip the balls in egg
  11. Coat well with bread crumb
  12. Store in fridge for at least 2 hours
  13. Preheat oven to 220 C
  14. Slighlty brush the baking pan with butter/oil, arrange the croquettes on the baking pan
  15. Bake for 20-25 minutes until brown and crisp, turning when halfway through
  16. Serve warm

Croquette

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I love these croquettes so much. See how clean they are….definitely no oil at all. I found out they they can be more crispy than the fried ones. Definitely a must try recipe…..kids will love it!

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