The Potato Croquettes are a preparation made from potatoes, butter, Parmesan, egg, flour, breadcrumbs, salt and pepper.

Easy and quick to prepare, tender and tasty, they are perfect as an aperitif, starter or side dish.

Level of difficulty: easy
Preparation time : 25 min
Rest time : -
Cooking time : 40 min
Total time : 1 5 h min
Ingredients: 6 people
600 g of potatoes
80 g butter
1 egg
salt pepper
1 to 2 eggs


  • Boil the potatoes in a saucepan filled with water for about 25 minutes. 
  • As soon as the fork easily enters the potatoes, it means they are done. 
  • Peel the potatoes while they are still hot and mash with a potato masher or fork. 
  • Mix the butter and the egg with the potatoes, season with salt and pepper. Let cool. 
  • Lightly flour the worktop.
  • Take part of the dough, make a roll 3 to 4 cm in diameter and cut with a knife a length of about 5 cm. 
  • Arrange a saucepan with olive oil and let heat. 
  • Break the eggs into one plate and place the breadcrumbs on another. 
  • Pass each croquette first in the egg and then in the breadcrumbs. 
  • Place the croquettes in hot oil and fry, turning occasionally until golden brown and crisp. 
  • Serve hot.
  • To taste!

Quote about cooking:

“Eating well on a daily basis, for me, is a reality that is not reserved for the spheres of haute cuisine. "

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