Homemade Chicken Croquettes
|Fat||2 Cup (32 tbs) (for deep frying)|
|All purpose flour||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Milk||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Chicken broth||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Minced parsley||1 Tablespoon|
|Lemon juice||1 Teaspoon|
|Grated onion||1 Teaspoon|
|Finely diced cooked chicken||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs) (Or Canned)|
|Fine dry bread crumbs||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
Melt butter; blend in flour; add milk and broth.
Cook and stir till mixture bubbles; cook and stir 1 minute longer.
Add parsley, lemon juice, onion, and seasonings.
Add chicken, salt to taste; chill.
With wet hands, shape chicken mixture in 8 balls, a scant 1/4 cup each.
Roll in crumbs.
Shape balls into cones, handling lightly so crumbs remain on outside.
Dip into mixture of egg and water; roll in crumbs again.
Fry in deep hot fat (365Â°) 2 1/2 to 3 minutes or till golden brown and hot through.
Drain on paper towels; serve with Green Peas in Cream Sauce.