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Chicken A La King Croquettes

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Ingredients
  Vegetable shortening 4 Tablespoon
  Flour 5 Tablespoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Canned chicken soup/Chicken broth /milk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Cooked chicken 2 Cup (32 tbs), cut in small pieces
  Canned pimiento 2 Tablespoon, chopped
  Dried bread crumbs 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), sifted
  Egg 1 , slightly beaten, with 1 tablesp. water
  Mushroom sauce 2 Tablespoon
Directions

Melt shortening in saucepan.
Add flour, salt, and pepper and blend.
Add chicken soup and cook until smooth and thick, stirring constantly.
Remove from heat.
Add chicken and pimiento, and blend well.
Spread mixture in shallow pan; chill until stiff.
Cut into croquettes with a 2 1/2" biscuit cutter.
Roll in crumbs, then in beaten egg, then in crumbs.
Fry until brown in fat or salad oil, 1 1/2" deep, heated to 370ยบ F or hot enough to brown a day-old cube of bread in 60 seconds.
Drain on crumpled paper toweling.
Serve with Mushroom Sauce.

Recipe Summary

Method: 
Fried
Ingredient: 
Chicken

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