Bird's Thanksgiving Leftover Croquettes

Recipe by 2Bleu
READY IN: 4hrs 10mins


  • 2 -3
    cups cooked turkey, chopped up (leftovers)
  • 2
    cups prepared stuffing (leftovers)
  • 2
    eggs, slightly beaten
  • flour, for dredging
  • breadcrumbs, for dredging
  • 3
    tablespoons vegetable oil, for frying (may need more or less)
  • Sauce if not using leftover gravy
  • 1
    (12 ounce) can condensed cream of chicken soup (1 can)
  • 12


  • Mix the turkey, stuffing, and eggs well. Refrigerate 3 hours minimum.
  • Create a 'log' shape from about 3/4 cup of mixture. Then gently drop onto the counter to flatten the bottom. (about 3" high, 2" in diameter).
  • Roll the croquettes in flour, then bread crumbs. Fry in oil in deep skillet over medium heat, turning occasionally, until golden brown on all sides and bottom, about 10-15 minutes. Keep warm in 200 degree Fahrenheit oven.
  • Sauce: (or you can use leftover gravy) Meanwhile, mix the can of soup with the half cup milk in a saucepan. Cook, stirring constantly, until warmed and creamy.
  • Pour over croquettes or serve sauce on the side. Traditionally served atop mashed potatoes for a wonderful presentation.