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Rice Croquettes

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  Butter/Margarine 2 Tablespoon
  Flour 2 Tablespoon
  Milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Egg 1 , lightly beaten
  Cooked rice 3 Cup (48 tbs) (Leftover Is Fine)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Shortening/Cooking oil 2 Cup (32 tbs) (For Deep Fat Frying)
  Unsifted flour 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Cold water 1 Tablespoon
  Toasted fine bread crumbs 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

1) In a small saucepan, melt the butter over a medium heat, stir in the flour and mix well.
2) Gradually stir in the milk, stir and cook until thickened.
3) Turn off the heat, stir in the egg, rice, salt, and pepper to taste.
4) Allow to cool, then shape into 3x1 inch logs and chill for about 1 hour.
5) In a deep fat fryer, heat the shortening over a medium- high heat upto 375° F.
6) Dredge the logs in flour, dip in the egg mixture, and coat evenly with the crumbs.
7) Fry the croquettes, in batches for 2-3 minutes until golden and drain well on a paper towel.

8) Serve immediately as a substitute for the potato.

Recipe Summary

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

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 5316 Calories from Fat 3968

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 449 g690.5%

Saturated Fat 121.9 g609.7%

Trans Fat 54 g

Cholesterol 287.3 mg95.8%

Sodium 1535.6 mg64%

Total Carbohydrates 290 g96.6%

Dietary Fiber 14.3 g57.1%

Sugars 14.5 g

Protein 46 g92.2%

Vitamin A 22.2% Vitamin C

Calcium 51.3% Iron 89%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Rice Croquettes Recipe