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Pork and Potato Croquettes



  • Serves 4
  • Cooks in 40 mins (20m prep + 20m cook)
  • Difficulty: Intermediate
  • Tastes: Bitter Salty Sour Sweet Umami
  • Estimated nutrition per serving

Leftover cooked pork and mashed potatoes

local_grocery_store Ingredients

restaurant_menu Method

  1. 1.In a large bowl, combine the shredded pork and chilled mashed potatoes.
  2. 2.Season the mixture with salt and black pepper, and mix well.
  3. 3.Shape the mixture into small croquettes.
  4. 4.In separate bowls, place the flour, beaten egg, and breadcrumbs.
  5. 5.Dip each croquette into the flour, then the beaten egg, and finally coat with breadcrumbs.
  6. 6.Heat vegetable oil in a frying pan over medium heat.
  7. 7.Fry the croquettes until golden brown and crispy on all sides.
  8. 8.Transfer the cooked croquettes to a paper towel-lined plate to drain excess oil.
  9. 9.Serve the pork and potato croquettes hot and enjoy!

lightbulb_outline Tips

  • chevron_rightMake sure the mashed potatoes are chilled before mixing them with the pork to help the croquettes hold their shape.
  • chevron_rightFeel free to add your favorite herbs and spices to the mixture for extra flavor.
  • chevron_rightServe the croquettes with a dipping sauce of your choice, such as barbecue sauce or aioli.