Delicious Potato and Ham Croquettes

Delicious Potato and Ham Croquettes


Servings 6
Time Needed Prep
Ingredients 12

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3.9 based on 10 ratings.


  • 1 tbsp Butter
  • 1 Onion finely chopped
  • 1.5 cups Mashed Potato
  • 1 Egg Yolk
  • 1/2 cup Ham cooked and diced
  • 1 cup Flour
  • 1 cup Bread Crumbs
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 tsp Freshly Ground Black Pepper, Fresh Nutmeg And Salt to season
  • 1 tbsp Heavy Cream
  • 1/4 cup Peanut Oil for deep frying, use less or add more if necessary
  • 1/3 Cup Parmesan Cheese grated

Nutrition Information

Qty per
157g serve
Qty per
Energy 277.39083333333kcalcal 176.94879755045kcalcal
Protein 9.1708333333333gg 5.8501137595951gg
Fat (total) 10.1425gg 6.4699440770588gg
 - saturated 5.4054166666667gg 3.4481383827gg
Carbohydrate 35.139166666667gg 22.415424525293gg
 - sugars 11.193333333333gg 7.1402751493759gg
Dietary Fibre 3.0891666666667gg 1.9705926130685gg
Sodium 163.3475mgmg 104.20006804312mgmg

Nutritional information does not include the following ingredients: Onion

Please Note - Nutritional information is provided as a guide only and may not be accurate.

Potato and Ham Croquettes are a different take on the mince and white potato croquettes.

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They are a little fiddly, but kids love anything that doesn’t need a fork and knife. It’s also a great addition to the lunch box or when you want a filling snack.

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It’s a great addition to the table for family Christmas gatherings.


  1. In a large frying pan, melt butter and sauté the onion with salt pepper and nutmeg for about 5 minutes or until softened but not brown.

  2. Place onion in a large bowl. Add the mashed potatoes, cheese, egg yolk, cream, and ham and mix. Season with salt, pepper and nutmeg. Cover the potato and refrigerate for several hours.

  3. Get two plates and put flour on one, breadcrumbs on the other.

  4. Whisk eggs in another bowl.

  5. Then, take about a tablespoon of mixture in your hands and form into a ball to create the croquettes.

  6. Roll it through the flour, shake off excess then dip into egg mixture and completely coat it and roll them in the breadcrumbs.

  7. Add enough peanut oil to large fry pan or use a deep fryer and heat it up.

  8. When the oil is ready, fry the croquettes for 2 to 3 minutes or until golden brown.

  9. Drain on paper towels before serving.

  10. Sweet Potato and Ham Croquettes is not suitable for freezing.

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These are great as finger food and take just 5 minutes to cook for each batch!

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Raquel Neofit

Assistant Editor for Vanilla Magazine. Freelance Writer for all things lifestyle. Recipe Developer.

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