Dutch Meat Croquettes

Recipe by PanNan
READY IN: 35mins


  • 1
    onion, chopped fine
  • 2
    tablespoons melted butter (can substitute meat broth)
  • 1
    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
  • 12
    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)


  • Saute onion in butter (or broth) until tender.
  • Add crumbs (or bread or mashed potatoes) to onion.
  • Add seasonings, aroma and parsley to mixture.
  • Add meat.
  • Add broth or water if too dry.
  • The mixture should be firm and stick together to form and hold shape.
  • Form into 8 cylinder, balls, or pattie shaped croquettes.
  • Coat with bread crumbs, then dip in the egg white, then in the bread crumbs again.
  • Cook quickly in preheated hot oil until the outside is brown and the croquette is heated/cooked throughout.
  • Serve hot with french fries and salad.