Cheese Croquettes from Brazil (Croquettes De Queijo)

Recipe by Pneuma
READY IN: 45mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat the oven to 180 degrees Celsius or 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Rub butter into flour until it gives a coarse mixture.
  • Add egg yolk, breadcrumbs, parmesan cheese, salt and pepper, and water, and mix together. Add a tablespoon of water if you find them difficult to bind.
  • Shape dough into golf ball size.
  • Dip into slightly beaten egg white.
  • Place in a well oiled baking sheet and bake in the oven for 25 minutes or until brown and crispy.
  • Invert the balls as well baking this time for 5 minutes or until brown and crispy too.
  • Serve warm with chili salsa.
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