Mashed Potato Croquettes (serves 2 hungry people as a snack or starter) Preparation Time: 20 mins Cooking Time: 10 mins
You will need: 200g leftover cold mashed potato 100g ham, cubed 2 spring onions, finely sliced a handful strong cheddar, grated 1 egg, beaten a handful plain flour a handful of breadcrumbs oil for frying For the aioli: 2 tbsp mayo 1 tbsp olive oil smoked paprika 1/2 garlic clove, minced Make it! In a mixing bowl, combine the mashed potato, ham, spring onions and cheese with lots of salt and pepper. Make ping pong ball sized pieces and then mould them into little sausage shapes with your hands. Dip them in flour, then egg, then breadcrumbs and reshape again if you need to. Shallow fry in hot oil until golden, turning with tongs. For the aioli, just mix the ingredients together!
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