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Croqueta Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Andrew Kaplan

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 tablespoons of olive oil
40 grams of butter
4 full tablespoons of flour
⅕ cold milk
Salt
Bread crumbs
2 eggs
Frying pan
Wooden cooking spoon
The desired filling (About a pound of chopped or ground meat that is cooked or left over from a previous meal, 2 boiled eggs, or vegetables)

Directions:
Directions:
Add 2 table spoons of olive oil and 40 grams of butter
Set medium flame and let melt
Add flour
Mix
Slowly add milk and some salt
Stir to dissolve flour completely
Don't allow chunks
Raise flame if needed
Keep stirring to avoid it burning
When mixture boils and feels dense/thick (bechamel) add filling
Keep stirring
Take out once mixture feels dense enough by pouring on deep plate
Let cool down
Place in refrigerator for at least 2 hours
PART TWO
Beat a pair of eggs and place them in a deep plate/mixing bowl. Add more if needed
Cover a plate in breadcrumbs and add as needed later
Cover frying pan in a thick layer of oil in order to cover about half of a croqueta
Bread oblong balls of the bechamel
Cover in egg the in bread
Fry the Croquetas on both sides until golden brown

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6

 

 

 

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