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Mustard, ham and egg croquettes

serves

15

pieces

Serves

prep-time

20

minutes

Preparation Time

20

min

Cooking Time

Ingredients
  • 50 g butter
  • 1 small onion finely chopped
  • 50 g flour
  • 2 tbsp KEEN'S Mustard Powder
  • 1 1/2 cups warm milk
  • 4 hard boiled eggs, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup grated cheese
  • 100 g sliced ham, chopped
  • Salt & Pepper Seasoning
  • flour for coating
  • 3 eggs, beaten
  • 2 cups fresh breadcrumbs
  • vegetable oil for deep frying
Directions
  1. Heat butter in a large saucepan over medium heat.
  2. Add onion and cook for 2 minutes until softened.
  3. Add the flour and KEEN’S mustard powder and cook, stirring for 1-2 minutes. Reduce the heat and slowly add the milk a little at a time, whisking to ensure no lumps. Cook for 10 minutes until thickened. Add the cheese and stir until melted.
  4. Remove from the heat and stir through the egg and ham. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  5. Spread mixture onto a baking sheet and let cool completely.
  6. Scoop tablespoons of cooled mixture and shape with floured hands into ovals.
  7. Dust each oval in flour, egg wash then coat evenly with the breadcrumbs. Transfer to a baking sheet lined with kitchen paper.
  8. Heat vegetable oil in a large heavy based saucepan to 180℃.
  9. Cook in batches for 3-4 minutes until dark golden brown, turning in the oil occasionally.
  10. Drain on kitchen paper and serve warm.
Recipe Tip

Serving suggestion: Serve with extra mustard.

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