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This popular Dutch "fast food" is a great way to use left overs like meat and mashed potatoes. Typically, croquettes are sold by street vendors and snack shops in Holland, but they are very easy to make.
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- 1 onion, chopped fine
- 2 tablespoons melted butter (can substitute meat broth)
- 1 cup breadcrumbs or 3 slices bread, soaked in milk or 1 cup left over mashed potatoes
- maggi seasoning or Kitchen Bouquet, to taste
- 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
- 1/2 lb of left over finely chopped meat (veal, chicken, beef, pork, etc.) or 1/2 lb ground beef (veal, chicken, beef, pork, etc.)
- 1 egg white, lightly beaten with a small amount of water
- 1 -2 cup corn flake crumbs or 1 -2 cup breadcrumbs, for coating
- vegetable oil (for frying, about 1/2 inch in the pan or enough for deep fry)
- 1Saute onion in butter (or broth) until tender.
- 2Add crumbs (or bread or mashed potatoes) to onion.
- 3Add seasonings, aroma and parsley to mixture.
- 4Add meat.
- 5Add broth or water if too dry.
- 6The mixture should be firm and stick together to form and hold shape.
- 7Form into 8 cylinder, balls, or pattie shaped croquettes.
- 8Coat with bread crumbs, then dip in the egg white, then in the bread crumbs again.
- 9Cook quickly in preheated hot oil until the outside is brown and the croquette is heated/cooked throughout.
- 10Serve hot with french fries and salad.
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Nutritional Facts for Dutch Meat Croquettes
Serving Size: 1 (78 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 2
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 398.7
- Calories from Fat 131
- Total Fat 14.5 g
- Saturated Fat 7.9 g
- Cholesterol 30.5 mg
- Sodium 609.4 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 56.9 g
- Dietary Fiber 3.6 g
- Sugars 7.3 g
- Protein 10.6 g
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