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Chicken Rice Croquettes

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Ingredients
  Butter 2 Ounce (60 Grams)
  Plain flour 2 Ounce (60 Grams)
  Milk 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Rice 1 Cup (16 tbs), cooked
  Chicken 2 Cup (32 tbs), finely chopped and cooked
  Onion/Shallot 1 Tablespoon, finely chopped
  Parsley 1 Tablespoon, chopped
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
  Flour 2 Tablespoon
  Egg 1 , beaten with little milk
  Soft white breadcrumbs 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (Or As Required)
  Oil/Fat 2 Tablespoon (Or As Required)
  Parsley sprigs 2 (Or As Required)
Directions

MAKING
1) In a saucepan, melt the butter, stir in the flour and cook for 1 minute without browning.
2) Pour in the milk, stir and cook until the sauce comes to a boil and acquires a thick consistency.
3) Season with salt and pepper to taste, then simmer for another 2 to 3 minutes.
4) Stir in the rice, chicken, shallot and parsley; mix thoroughly.
5) Turn out on a plate and allow to cool.
6) In a shallow bowl, combine the salt and pepper with the flour.
7) In a small bowl, beat the egg with a little milk for glazing.
8) Take spoonsful of the chicken-rice mixture and shape into croquettes in the seasoned flour.
9) Dip each croquette in egg mixture then dredge with breadcrumbs.
10) Refrigerate for minimum 30 minutes to chill.
11) In a frying pan, deep fry the croquettes in hot fat until golden brown; drain on paper towels.

SERVING
12) Garnish the Chicken Rice Croquettes with parsely and serve hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Deep Fried
Ingredient: 
Chicken
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
8

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