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Classic Egg Croquettes

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Ingredients
  Hard-cooked eggs 4 , peeled and minced
  Thick white sauce 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs) (Use Cold)
  Soft white bread crumbs 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Egg 1 , lightly beaten
  Toasted bread crumbs 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Fine Crumbs)
  Shortening/Cooking oil 2 Cup (32 tbs) (For Deep Frying)
Directions

MAKING
1) Combine the eggs, sauce, soft crumbs, salt, and pepper.
2) Shape the mixture into six 3x 1 inch rolls.
3) Dip into the beaten egg, then coat evenly with the crumbs. Then chill covered for 1/2 an hour.
4) In a fryer, heat the fat to 375° F, fry the rolls in batches for about 1 1/2 minutes until golden and drain well on paper towel.

SERVING
5) Serve the croquettes immediately with the tomato sauce.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Fried
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Egg
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1070 Calories from Fat 730

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 82 g126.4%

Saturated Fat 22.8 g114.2%

Trans Fat 5.4 g

Cholesterol 1191.1 mg397%

Sodium 2120.4 mg88.3%

Total Carbohydrates 37 g12.4%

Dietary Fiber 1.7 g6.8%

Sugars 12.6 g

Protein 45 g89.5%

Vitamin A 38.2% Vitamin C 2.1%

Calcium 41.7% Iron 29.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Classic Egg Croquettes Recipe