Recipe: Potato Croquettes with Mozzarella and Parma Ham

This recipe with Parma Ham will sleigh the menu this Christmas, adding some classic Italian flavour to the holidays. Although Christmas may feel different this year, it should certainly remain a time to come together over some delicious food.


Recipe from Consortium of Parma Ham


INGREDIENTS

  • 1kg Floury potatoes

  • 40g Parma Ham, chopped

  • 70g grated cheese

  • Nutmeg

  • 2 Egg yolks

  • 100g -120g Mozzarella

  • 50g - 60g Parma Ham

  • 2 Eggs

  • Flour

  • Breadcrumbs

  • Salt & pepper

  • Oil for frying

METHOD

  1. Wash the potatoes and put them in a pot filled with water, then bring to the boil.

  2. Drain, peel and pass through a ricer. Add the Parma Ham, cheese, nutmeg, egg yolks, salt and pepper to the mashed potatoes. Mix the ingredients well and allow the mixture to rest for 30 minutes.

  3. With greased hands, form the croquettes by making a hole in the centre and putting a piece of Mozzarella and a bit of Parma Ham inside. Close the croquettes, roll them in flour, then in the beaten eggs and finally in breadcrumbs; deep fry some at a time in hot oil. Drain on kitchen paper, salt, and serve hot.


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