PEI Potato Croquettes
 
PEI Potato Croquettes

Great for dipping, either as an appetizer or on the side!

Prep Time & Yield

Serves 4.

Ingredients
2 cups (500 ml) Mashed PEI Yukon Gold Potatoes, cold
1/2 cup (125 ml) All Purpose Flour
Eggs, lightly beaten
3/4 cup (188 ml) Panko Crumbs
3 tbsp (45 ml) Vegetable Oil
to taste Salt and Pepper

 

Directions

1.    Preheat oven to 350ºF. 

2.    Portion cold mashed potatoes into 12 logs approximately 2 inches long. 

3.    Place flour, lightly beaten eggs and panko crumbs into three separate dishes . 

4.    Season each dish with salt & pepper. 

5.    Start by dipping the potato logs into the flour; coating all sides. 

6.    Dunk into the eggs and follow with the panko crumbs; ensuring all sides have an even layer of breading.

7.    Heat a medium sauté pan over medium-high heat; add oil. 

8.    Place four of the croquettes into the pan and cook for 1-2 minutes per side, until all four sides  are golden brown and crispy. 

9.    Place onto a baking sheet, and continue cooking the remaining croquettes. 

10.    Place baking sheet in oven and cook until croquettes are heated through; approximately 10 minutes. 

11.    Remove from oven and serve immediately.

 

Chef’s Tips :

•    Mashed potatoes can be flavoured with roasted garlic, caramelized onions or chopped herbs.
•    Serve croquettes with your favourite dipping sauce. 

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