Shrimp and Rice Croquettes

Recipe by Molly53
READY IN: 28mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1
    cup uncooked rice
  • 1
    tablespoon butter (If subbing margarine, not tub or spread product)
  • 2
    eggs, slightly beaten
  • 4
    cups cooked shrimp, finely minced
  • cracker crumb (fine bread crumbs may be substituted)
  • 1
    egg, beaten
  • oil (for frying) or fat (for frying)
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DIRECTIONS

  • Cook rice in rapidly boiling salted water until tender, about 20 minutes.
  • Drain thoroughly and add butter while rice is still hot.
  • Cool slightly; add shrimp and two eggs.
  • Season to taste and roll into balls or cylinders.
  • Dip in cracker crumbs, then into beaten egg, and again into crumbs.
  • Heat oil or fat to 375F and fry until brown.
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