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Beef Croquettes Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Nola Cusine
Added: Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
4 cups shredded beef*
3 tablespoons butter
4 tablespoons flour
2 cups beef broth
1 bay leaf
nutmeg To Taste
kosher salt to taste
2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
6 egg whites
fine bread crumbs

Directions:
Directions:
Melt the butter in a sauce pan, whisk in the flour and cook on medium to make a blond roux 5-7 minutes. Whisk in the stock or broth slowly until fully incorporated. Cook for about 7-10 minutes more to cook out the flour taste, remove from the heat. Remove the bay leaf. Season to taste with salt and freshly grated nutmeg. Add the shredded Beef. Taste for seasoning and adjust if necessary. Place the misture in the refrigerator until cold.

Shape into oblongs about 3″ long by 1 1/2″ wide.

Dip in the egg whites, then the bread Crumbs, then the egg whites then the bread crumbs.

Fry in 350 F Oil in batches, for 3-5 minutes or until golden brown and cooked through

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
*An inexpensive cut of beef simmered slowly in beef stock or broth until falling apart tender, then shredded using two forks. Reserve 2 cups broth from cooking the beef.

 

 

 

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