Sunday, November 30, 2008

Turkey Croquettes

Turkey Croquettes
Turkey Croquettes,
originally uploaded by Lakenvelder.
Turkey croquettes were a normal entree made with leftover turkey my mother would prepare. These can be make with chicken too.

3 tablespoons butter or margarine
3 to 4 tablespoons flour
1 cup milk
1 teaspoon mince parsley
1 to 2 teaspoon minced onion
2 cups minced, cooked chicken or turkey
1/2 teaspoon lemon juice
pinch sage
salt and pepper to taste
1 egg
1 tablespoon water
rusk or bread crumbs
oil for frying

In a sauce pan, melt the better or margarine and stir in the flour. Gradually add the milk to make a thick sauce. Add parsley, onion, chicken, and lemon juice. Add seasonings. shape into cones or cylinders. Blend slightly beaten egg and water. Roll cones in crumbs, then in egg mixture and then into crumbs again. Chill. Heat oil to 385 degrees F. and fry croquettes until golden brown.

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