SAVORY POTATO CROQUETTES
SAVORY POTATO CROQUETTES

SAVORY POTATO CROQUETTES

Yield
24 portions
Portion Size
3 croquettes with 1/4 cup queso
Ingredients: Measure:
Russet potatoes, baked, peeled, mashed
2-1/2 quarts
RO*TEL QUESO (recipe at conagrafoodservice.com)
2-1/2 quarts
Dehydrated potato flakes
5 cups
Ro*Tel® Original Diced Tomatoes & Green Chilies, drained
2 cups
Green onions, bias cut
1 cup
Eggs
4 ea
Water
2 tbsp
Panko bread crumbs
2 cups

Directions

  1. Combine mashed potatoes, 1 quart RO*TEL QUESO, potato flakes, Ro*Tel® Diced Tomatoes & Green Chilies and green onions in a stand mixer; mix until combined.

  2. Form balls, using a 1-ounce scoop; repeat, making 72 pieces.

  3. Whisk eggs with water.

  4. Dip each potato ball into egg wash; roll in panko bread crumbs. Freeze for at least 4 hours.

  5. Store in freezer until service.

  6. To make ONE PORTION: Fry three croquettes in a deep fryer at 350° for 4 to 5 minutes or until golden and internal temperature reaches 165°F; drain.

  7. Serve with 1/4 cup RO*TEL QUESO.

  8. CHEF'S NOTE: Croquettes can be made up to two weeks in advance and stored in the freezer.

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