Cheese & Ham Potato Croquettes

August 3, 2016

Potato, cheese and ham wrapped in a delicious breadcrumb coating. Mmm….

  • Yields: Makes 24


150g Primula Cheese with Ham

450g cold mashed potato

2 eggs

1 cup flour

250g breadcrumbs

Oil, for deep frying


1Line a 20 x 30cm baking tray with baking parchment.


3Add the tube of Primula Cheese with Ham to the mashed potato and mix thoroughly.

4Fill a large freezer bag with the potato and cheese mix. Cut a hole in one corner, and pipe long rows of potato on the baking parchment, about 1.5cm wide. Place baking tray in freezer for about 30 minutes to firm up.

5Meanwhile, in a small mixing bowl, beat the eggs with 2 tbsp of cold water.

6Put the flour, egg and bread crumbs into separate wide shallow bowls.

7Remove the baking tray from the freezer, and cut each line of potato into 3cm long pieces.

8Coat each piece in flour, knocking off any excess. Dip the flour-coated piece into the egg to coat thoroughly, then roll in the breadcrumbs. Work in batches to make this task quicker and easier.

9Bring your frying oil up to a medium hot temperature, and drop in the potato croquettes. The oil should bubble when each piece is added. Fry, turning as necessary, until golden brown.

10Serve hot with relish.


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