Belgian Cheese Croquettes
|Flour||1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)|
|Milk||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
|Shredded swiss cheese||4 Cup (64 tbs)|
|Milk||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Flour||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Dry bread crumbs||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Vegetable shortening||1 Cup (16 tbs) (For Deep Frying)|
In medium saucepan, melt butter; blend in the 1/3 cup flour.
Add the 1 1/2 cups milk all at once; cook and stir until thickened.
Add pepper and nutmeg.
Stir about 1/2 cup hot mixture into egg yolks; return to hot mixture.
Cook and stir 10 minutes.
Add cheese; stir until smooth.
Spread cheese mixture in lightly greased 11x7x1 1/2 inch baking pan.
Chill until firm.
Cut chilled mixture into 12 portions.
In small bowl, beat together the 2 eggs and the 1/2 cup milk.
Roll cheese croquettes carefully in the 1/2 cup flour; dip in egg mixture, then roll in crumbs to coat.
Fry in deep vegetable shortening heated to 375° until golden, 2 to 3 minutes.