2020-08-13 / test@t

Boiled egg croquettes with ham and cheese

A crispy toasted crust with a delicate filling hidden underneath - these little balls can drive you crazy. Having cooked them once and realizing how easy it is, you will cook croquettes very often. And when you get a taste, you will come up with your own signature croquettes recipe. What he will be with - fish, vegetables or spinach - only you will decide.

Boiled egg croquettes with ham and cheese
  • 5 eggs
  • 40 g boiled ham
  • 30 g cheese (gouda, emmental)
  • 30 g flour + flour for breading
  • 150 ml of milk
  • 30 g butter
  • breadcrumbs
  • vegetable oil
  • salt, freshly ground black pepper


Step 1
1. Boil 4 hard-boiled eggs, rinse with cold water and peel. Cool eggs and chop finely.
Step 2
2. Melt the butter in a saucepan, add flour and fry, stirring occasionally, for 2 minutes. Pour in milk gradually and cook the sauce, stirring often, for 5 minutes. Remove from heat and cool slightly.
Step 3
3. Cut the ham into small cubes. Grate the cheese on a coarse grater.
Step 4
4. Combine boiled eggs, ham and cheese with sauce, salt, pepper and stir.
Step 5
5. Roll small balls from the resulting mass with wet hands.
Step 6
6. In a bowl, beat the remaining egg. Pour flour on one plate and breadcrumbs on the other. Dip the croquettes in flour, then in an egg, and roll in breadcrumbs.
Step 7
7. Heat the vegetable oil in a saucepan and fry the croquettes until golden brown. Use a slotted spoon to transfer prepared croquettes to crumpled paper towels to remove excess grease. Serve the croquettes hot.


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