Potato Croquettes Veg HT
ACC Belgian 50mins
4-6 Hot Vegetarian Vegetables
Accompaniment Belgium Europe
Potatoes, peeled and cut into chunks
pinch of nutmeg
oil for frying
Place the potatoes in a large saucepan, cover with salted water, bring to the
boil then cook for 15-20 minutes until soft.
Drain the potatoes well, return to the pan and mash
with a fork or potato masher. Set aside.
In another saucepan, mix together the water, butter, salt and nutmeg. Bring to
the boil then stir in the flour and reduce the heat a little. Beat with a
wooden spoon until the mixture pulls away from the sides of the pan and forms a
ball, about 3 minutes.
Remove from the heat and add the eggs, one at the time, beating well after each
beat the mixture until smooth and shiny then add the mashed potatoes and mix
Preheat the deep fat fryer to 180C,350F and preheat the oven to 170C, 325F, Gas
tablespoons of the potato mixture into the oil, flattening each croquette with
the back of the spoon
a few minutes until crisp and golden, turning once or twice. You will need to do
this in batches.
Drain well on kitchen paper and keep warm in the oven whilst you cook the
remaining croquettes. Serve hot.