Chicken croquettes

2015-10-08
  • Servings : 18 units
  • Prep Time : 25m
  • Cook Time : 20m
  • Ready In : 50m
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Want an alternative to traditional croquettes? Try our chicken croquettes recipe! They are healthier and very tasty.

Units: Metric / (Units: US)

Ingredients

  • 450 grams / (1 pound) chicken breasts
  • 1 medium onion
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • Pepper (to taste)
  • Parsley (to taste)
  • 2 eggs
  • Breadcrumbs
  • 3 cloves of garlic
  • 1 small onion to cook the chicken breasts
  • 1 drizzle of olive oil
  • Salt (to taste)
  • Vegetable oil for frying

Directions

    Step 1


    Place the chicken breasts in a saucepan with water seasoned with salt, a little olive oil and a small peeled onion. Bring to a boil over high heat. When starts boiling, reduce to medium heat and cook about 5 minutes. Turn off the heat, drain the chicken breasts with a skimmer and let cool slightly.

    Step 2


    Cut the chicken breasts into pieces. Place the chicken pieces together with parsley, the onion cut into pieces, peeled garlics, pepper, Worcestershire sauce and some salt in a food processor and pulse until well chopped. Mold this mixture with your hands in the shape of croquettes.Chicken croquettes | Food From Portugal

    Step 3


    In a bowl, whisk the eggs with a fork. Coat the croquettes in breadcrumbs, then dip in the eggs mixture and finally, coat once more in breadcrumbs.Chicken croquettes | Food From Portugal

    Step 4


    Heat the oil in a skillet. When the oil is hot, add the croquettes and fry them until golden. When the croquettes are fried, place them on a plate with absorbent paper.

    Step 5


    Serve the croquetes with lettuce salad.

 

Nutrition facts per serving (18 units):

Calories: 70
 
Total Fat: 3 g(5%)

 
Saturated Fat: 0.5 g(3%)
 
Cholesterol: 40 mg(13%)
 
Sodium: 100 mg(4%)
 
Total Carbohydrate: 3 g(1%)
 
Protein: 6 g
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