Did you know that you could make potato coquettes out of potatoes? A Croquette is actually a small cake of minced food, often coated with bread crumbs and fried in deep fat. Try making one for yourself.
One cup mashed potato, one beaten egg, ¼ cup grated carrots, ½ teaspoon salt, ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper, ¼ cup ground bread crumbs, ¼ cup milk, ¼ cup shortening
- Blend potato and egg.
- Add carrot and seasonings.
- Shape as desired.
- Dredge with breadcrumbs. Then dip in milk and again in crumbs.
- Fry for five minutes or until brown.
- Allow extra oil to drip.
Reference: Del Mundo, et.al. Better Meals with Root Crops. UPLB.