Chicken croquettes

  • Servings : 18 units
  • Prep Time : 25m
  • Cook Time : 20m
  • Ready In : 50m
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Chicken croquettes | Food From Portugal

Units: Metric (Units: US)


  • 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


    Step 1

    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

    1. Cut the chicken breasts into pieces. Place the chicken pieces together with parsley, the onion cut into pieces, peeled garlic, 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

    1. 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

    1. 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

    1. Serve the croquetes with lettuce salad.

Chicken croquettes

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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Chicken croquettes | Food From Portugal

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