Chicken croquettes

Yield: 6 servings

Measure Ingredient
3 tablespoons Butter
3 tablespoons Flour, plus extra for dredging
½ cup Plus 1 Tbsp. milk
¼ teaspoon Salt
¼ teaspoon Pepper
½ cup Mayonnaise
2 cups Minced cooked chicken
1 Egg, beaten
1 cup Finely crushed saltine cracker
Crumbs

Melt butter in a heavy saucepan over low heat; add 3 Tbsp. flour, stirring until smooth. Cook 1 minute, stirring constantly.

Gradually add ½ cup milk; cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture leaves sides of pan. Stir in salt and pepper. Remove from heat; stir in mayonnaise and chicken. Cover and chill 1 hour.

Shape chicken mixture into 6 balls or logs. Combine egg and 1 Tbsp.

milk, mixing well. Dredge croquettes in flour, dip in egg mixture, and roll in cracker crumbs. Deep-fry, a few at a time, in hot oil (370 degrees) for 3 to 5 minutes, or until golden brown. Drain on paper towels.

Yields: 6 servings From: "Original Whistle Stop Cafe Cookbook" Posted by: Debbie Carlson -

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