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Gouda Croquettes

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  Butter 2 Tablespoon
  All purpose flour 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Milk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Grated gouda cheese 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Egg yolks 2 , beaten
  Cayenne To Taste
  Salt To Taste
  Freshly ground pepper To Taste
  Fine dry breadcrumbs 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Egg whites 2 , beaten
  Oil 2 Cup (32 tbs) (For Deep Frying)

1. Preheat oil to 375°F before frying.

2. Add butter to a saucepan and melt it. Add flour, blend well and take off from heat. Gradually, beating continuously, add milk. Mix in egg yolks and cheese. Place back on heat and stir continuously to melt cheese. Take care not to overcook cheese.
3. Take off from heat. Add cayenne, pepper, a dash of port [optional] and salt to taste.
4. Transfer to a baking dish and allow to chill overnight till mixture can be handled easily.
5. Take out the next day and shape into 12 croquettes. Roll on crumbs to coat well. Immerse in beaten egg whites and coat with crumbs again. Keep aside to dry for 10 to 15 minutes.
6. Add to hot oil and deep fry for 6 minutes, turning halfway through, till croquettes turn golden brown. Transfer to paper towels to drain excess oil.

7. Serve hot with mustard.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Main Dish
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2086 Calories from Fat 1388

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 157 g242%

Saturated Fat 73.2 g365.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 742.3 mg247.4%

Sodium 3006.8 mg125.3%

Total Carbohydrates 80 g26.7%

Dietary Fiber 3.6 g14.5%

Sugars 21.3 g

Protein 91 g182.2%

Vitamin A 64.8% Vitamin C 1.6%

Calcium 215.7% Iron 32.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Gouda Croquettes Recipe