Comforting Chicken Croquettes

Recipe by luvmybge
READY IN: 2hrs 10mins




  • Melt butter in saucepan over low heat.
  • blend in flour, salt and pepper.
  • cook over low heat, stirring until mixture is smooth and bubbly.
  • remove from heat.
  • stir in milk.
  • heat to boiling, stirring constantly.
  • boil and stir 1 minute.
  • prepare thick white sauce.
  • stir in meat, 1 tablespoon minced onion and the parsley.
  • season with salt and pepper.
  • spread mixture in ungreased square pan, 8x8x2 inches (or any pan for that matter), but you want to use a shallow pan to the mixture can completely cool to make it easier to handle.
  • cover and chill at least 2 hours.
  • mix egg and water.
  • shape croquettes (i use a 1/4 or 1/3-cup measuring cup to scoop out the mixture for the croquettes) and dip in egg, and then breadcrumbs to cover.
  • chill again.
  • heat fat or oil (3-4 inches) to 365 degrees in deep fat fryer or kettle.
  • fry croquettes in hot fat 1-1/2 to 2 minutes or until light brown.
  • drain.
  • keep warm in 350 degree oven until serving time.