Cheese Croquettes from Brazil (Croquettes De Queijo)

“These are famous snacks in Brazil and are often served any time of day. They're usually served with salsa.”
READY IN:
45mins
SERVES:
4
YIELD:
12 croquettes
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees Celsius or 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. Rub butter into flour until it gives a coarse mixture.
  3. Add egg yolk, breadcrumbs, parmesan cheese, salt and pepper, and water, and mix together. Add a tablespoon of water if you find them difficult to bind.
  4. Shape dough into golf ball size.
  5. Dip into slightly beaten egg white.
  6. Place in a well oiled baking sheet and bake in the oven for 25 minutes or until brown and crispy.
  7. Invert the balls as well baking this time for 5 minutes or until brown and crispy too.
  8. Serve warm with chili salsa.

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