Last updated 6/12/2012 12:57:02 AM. Recipe ID 19441. Report a problem with this recipe.
Title: Classy croquettes
Categories: Main dish, Eggs
Yield: 6 Servings
1/3 c Butter (or marg.)
1/2 c Flour, all-purpose
1 ts Salt
1/8 ts Pepper
13 oz Milk, evaporated
4 Egg yolks; slightly beaten
8 Eggs, hard-cooked; finely
1 c Almonds, chopped blanched;
1/2 ts Almond extract
2 Egg whites; slightly beaten
2 tb Water
Melt butter in saucepan over low heat; blend in flour, salt, and
pepper. Add milk and cook, stirring constantly, until thick and
bubbly. Add a small amount of the hot mixture to egg yolks, stirring
constantly. Return egg yolk mixture to saucepan and cook 1 minutes
longer. Remove from heat; add chopped eggs, 1/2 cup almonds, and the
Spoon mixture into a waxed paper-lined square pan; spread evenly.
Sprinkle with remaining almonds. Freeze for 2 hours or until firm.
Remove from pan and cut into 12 pieces.
Combine egg whites and water. Dip pieces into egg white mixture to
coat well. Deep fry in oil at 400 degrees until golden brown and
heated through. Serve immediately.
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