LEFTOVER CHICKEN CROQUETTES

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Prep: 15 mins | Cook: 30mins | Total: 45 mins | Servings: 6 | Yield: 6 servings

Croquettes are considered to be a small fried food with an ingredient mix on the inside. Normally the main ingredient is a type of ground meat with different cheeses, vegetables, and seasonings all encased into breadcrumbs that are fried in oil or baked at a high temperature in the oven.

These croquettes of chicken are fun and easy to make in a short time. Chicken is the best thing about those chicken croquettes. You’ll love the mix of flavor, and how rich and creamy each has to offer inside. For this recipe, it’s so nice and easy to use leftover chicken, or even canned chicken, to help make it faster for you. I love making these croquettes of chicken as a quick and simple lunch or enjoy it with my family for dinner. This recipe for chicken croquette will surely please everyone within your family. I’ll just double the recipe and add some mashed potatoes and a green salad. It makes for a perfect full meal. These are great to enjoy also at a gathering for a more eloquent appetizer. Try this recipe for Chicken Croquettes, and enjoy it with your family and friends.

Ingredients:

3 cups cooked, finely chopped chicken meat

1 ½ cups seasoned dry bread crumbs

(2) large eggs, lightly beaten

2 cups sauteed chopped onion

1 tbsp Chopped fresh parsley

1 tsp salt

½ tsp ground black pepper

Directions:

In a large bowl, add and combine chicken, bread crumbs, (2) eggs, and onion and mix well. Add and mix in another lightly beaten egg if the mixture is too dry to form patties.

Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat and fry patties in oil until golden brown.

Note:

To add color and a bit of crunch texture to every bite in your bowl, you can add chopped red and green pepper, if you prefer.

Nutrition Facts:

Per Serving: 276.4 calories; fat 7.8g 12% DV; cholesterol 120.1mg 40% DV; sodium 660.1mg 26% DV; protein 25.4g 51% DV; carbohydrates 24.7g 8% DV.

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