Potato Croquettes stuffed with Smoked Aged Cheddar

October 30, 2014

Author Notes: Creamy mashed potatoes stuffed with Aged Smoked Cheddar and fried to a crispy golden brown. Serve it with a dipping sauce of Spicy Tomato Sauce or Chipotle Aioli. So addictive!!!Nancy's Cravings

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 3 large Yukon gold potatoes peeled and cut into chunks
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 2 tablespoons sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • pepper to taste
  • 3 eggs
  • 3 tablespoons flour
  • 1 1/2 cups seasoned breadcrumbs
  • 5 ounces aged smoked cheddar or gruyere
  • 6 cups safflower oil for frying
In This Recipe

Directions

  1. Instructions 1.Steam potatoes until soft. Mash potatoes along with milk, sour cream, butter, salt, pepper, 1 egg and flour. A this point refrigerate for 1 hour to harden the mixture.
  2. 2.Roll potato mixture into round 12 oblong cylinders and place a ½oz piece of cheese in the center by molding the potato around it. Refrigerate again for 15 min.
  3. .3. Lightly beat eggs in a bowl and place breadcrumbs in a second bowl. Dip each cylinder in eggs and then breadcrumbs.
  4. 4.Pour about 2 ½ inches of oil into a deep heavy pot. Heat to 365 degrees; monitor with a thermometer. Carefully place 2 potato croquettes at a time into oil and fry until deeply golden.
  5. 5.Can be kept warm in an oven of 325 degrees until all croquettes are ready. Serve while very hot.

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Jared December 2, 2017
For step 2 do you mean sphere instead of cylinder?