Spicy, cheesy Croquettes

By YOU Digital
03 August 2018

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Recipe

Preparation: 15 min | Cooking: 30 min | Serves: 4

Ingredients

30ml (2T) olive oil

375g Eskort Jalapeño Pork Sausages

4 large potatoes, peeled and quartered

salt

1 small onion, grated

2 jalapeños, deseeded and finely chopped

ground black pepper

100g cheddar cheese, finely grated

2 eggs, whisked

200g breadcrumbs

vegetable oil for deep frying

Method

  • Heat the olive oil in a frying pan and fry the sausages until cooked through, remove from the heat and set aside to cool.
  • Once cooled, cut each sausage in half.
  • Boil the potatoes in salted water until soft, remove from the pot and drain.
  • In a bowl, mash the potatoes. Add the onion and jalapeño and season with salt and pepper.
  • Add the cheddar to the potatoes and mix until combined and smooth.
  • Shape some of the mashed potato around each sausage half, making sure the sausage is evenly covered.
  • Repeat with the remaining sausages and mashed potato.
  • Put the whisked eggs in a shallow dish and the breadcrumbs in another shallow dish.
  • Dip each croquette into the egg and then in the breadcrumbs until covered in the breadcrumbs.
  • Deep fry the croquettes in hot oil until golden brown, remove and drain on kitchen towels.
  • Serve the croquettes with a hot sauce of your choice.

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