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Do you want to surprise your friends with a delicious snack on a picnic? Then, learn how to make crispy potato croquettes! They are a perfect way to diversify your meal plan; potato croquettes are really nourishing and tasty at the same time. Here is an easy to follow recipe that requires no special skills and only few simple ingredients.

If you have no deep fryer at home, just use deep skillet or a non-stick thick pot. Mind that the list of ingredients is optional. You can make croquettes with fish, mushrooms, meat etc. Change them to your taste and enjoy your cooking experience!

Do not forget to use your favorite sauce for dipping!

Ingredients for crispy potato croquettes:

Ingredients for potato croquettes

  • 300 g potatoes;
  • 2 eggs;
  • 60 g breadcrumbs;
  • 30 g flour;
  • 150 g cheese;
  • 150 ml oil for deep-frying;
  • salt, pepper.

How to make perfect potato croquettes recipe:

  • First, we need to cook mashed potatoes. Peel potatoes, wash them thoroughly under running water, and slice into cubes. Place cubed potatoes in a saucepan, cover them in water, and add salt to your taste. Let potatoes cook on a medium heat after they begin to boil. Let potatoes simmer until tender. You can check their doneness easily with a fork. Cooking time depends on the type of potatoes you choose for your puree.

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  • The next step will be to get rid of the water, drain potatoes. Mash potatoes with a potato masher or a potato ricer. Try to get a nicely grinded mixture.

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  • Place mashed potatoes in a large bowl and let them cool down. Add only one egg and stir the mixture carefully.

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  • Now is the time to add shredded cheese (you can always miss this step and you will get just plain potato croquettes). Stir in salt with pepper to taste and give the mixture a good mix.

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  • Form small balls from the puree. Coat them with flour by rolling them in it.

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  • Beat one remaining egg in a small bowl; dip formed balls covered with flour in egg.

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  • Finally, roll potato croquettes in breadcrumbs. Repeat this step for remaining balls.

Step_7 How to cook perfect potato croquettes

  • Heat oil for frying in a skillet over medium heat until 160-180°C (or until it shimmers, if you have no opportunity to measure temperature). Fry prepared croquettes in batches. Turn them occasionally for potato balls prepare evenly.

Step_8 How to cook perfect potato croquettes

  • Fry croquettes for 3-4 minutes and then transfer them carefully to paper towels to drain.

Enjoy your cheesy potato croquettes still warm!

Crispy Potato Croquettes

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Cheesy Potato Croquettes Recipe

Do you want to surprise your friends with a delicious snack on a picnic? Then, learn how to make crispy potato croquettes!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time1 hr 25 mins
Total Time1 hr 40 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: International
Keyword: potato croquettes home cooking, potato croquettes with cheese
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 193kcal

Ingredients

  • 300 g potatoes
  • 2 eggs
  • 60 g breadcrumbs
  • 30 g flour
  • 150 g cheese
  • 150 ml oil for deep-frying
  • salt, pepper

Instructions

  • First, we need to cook mashed potatoes. Peel potatoes, wash them thoroughly under running water, and slice into cubes. Place cubed potatoes in a saucepan, cover them in water, and add salt to your taste. Let potatoes cook on a medium heat after they begin to boil. Let potatoes simmer until tender. You can check their doneness easily with a fork. Cooking time depends on the type of potatoes you choose for your puree.
  • The next step will be to get rid of the water, drain potatoes. Mash potatoes with a potato masher or a potato ricer. Try to get a nicely grinded mixture.
  • Place mashed potatoes in a large bowl and let them cool down. Add only one egg and stir the mixture carefully.
  • Now is the time to add shredded cheese (you can always miss this step and you will get just plain potato croquettes). Stir in salt with pepper to taste and give the mixture a good mix.
  • Form small balls from the puree. Coat them with flour by rolling them in it.
  • Beat one remaining egg in a small bowl; dip formed balls covered with flour in egg.
  • Finally, roll potato croquettes in breadcrumbs. Repeat this step for remaining balls.
  • Heat oil for frying in a skillet over medium heat until 160-180°C (or until it shimmers, if you have no opportunity to measure temperature). Fry prepared croquettes in batches. Turn them occasionally for potato balls prepare evenly.
  • Fry croquettes for 3-4 minutes and then transfer them carefully to paper towels to drain.

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