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Mashed Potato Cheese Croquettes with Chipotle Sauce

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Potato Type: Russet
Prep Method: Fried


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Serves 1 (4 piece servings)


  • 1 cup prepared mashed potatoes, plain flavor (according to package directions)
  • 1 Tablespoon unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 Tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 egg whole
  • 100 grams cheddar cheese, grated
  • 1 shallot and sharp minced very fine equaling 1 Tablespoon
  • 2 eggs large (for crumbs)
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 30 grams all-purpose flour
  • 100 grams bread crumbs
  • pinch of sea salt
  • pinch of ground white pepper
  • pinch of dried chili powder
  • 20 grams parsley, chopped (for garnish)

Chipotle Sauce

  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 15 grams dried chili, seedless
  • 2 Tablespoons tomato ketchup sauce
  • 1 Tablespoon lime juice
  • 5 grams chives, fine minced
  • pinch of sea salt
  • pinch of ground white pepper


  1. In a medium bowl, mix the prepared mashed potatoes with unsalted butter and worchestershire.
  2. Combine 1 egg, cheese and shallot in the bowl and mix thoroughly.
  3. Roll the mashed potato mixture into 4 golf ball- sized croquettes.
  4. Beat 2 eggs together with milk in a bowl.
  5. Mix bread crumbs with pinch of sea salt, pinch of white ground pepper and pinch of dried chili powder into a second bowl.
  6. Dip each croquette in the all-purpose flour then egg and roll into the crumb mixture.
  7. Deep fry the croquette until golden brown.
  8. Drain on paper towels and serve while hot with dipping sauce; garnish with fresh parsley.

Chipotle Sauce

  1. Mix all ingredients in a blender and blend together until mixed well. Set aside.

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