Crab Croquettes

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  • Serves: Up to 4 people
  • Course: Soups and starters

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Serves 4 people
Prep time 30 mins
Cook time 15 mins

Method

  1. Cook the potatoes in a pan of boiling water for about 15 - 20 minutes, until tender. Drain thoroughly and place in the bowl. Fit the K-beater and beat on speed 3 for approx 15-20 seconds, until well mashed.
  2. Meanwhile melt the butter and cook the onions for 5 minutes, until softened. Add to the bowl with the cheese, crabmeat, half the chives, mustard and 25g (1oz) of the breadcrumbs. Beat at speed 2 for 20 seconds, until well combined.
  3. Divide the mixture into 12 and roll into croquette shapes. Dip the croquettes in the flour, eggs and remaining breadcrumbs to coat. Place on a baking sheet, cover with clear – film and chill for 30 minutes or until ready to use.
  4. Heat the oil in a frying pan and cook the croquettes for approx. 12-15 minutes, in batches, if necessary until golden, turning occasionally.
  5. Place the remaining ingredients in the bowl, fit the K beater and fold together on speed min for about 10 seconds, until well combined. Serve the croquettes with the tartare sauce and a light salad.

Ingredients

750g (11/2 lb) potatoes
25g (1oz) butter
1 bunch spring onions, chopped
75g (3oz) Cheshire cheese, grated
150g (5oz) fresh mixed crabmeat, thawed if frozen
60ml (4tbsp) fresh snipped chives
2.5ml (1/2 tsp) English mustard
150g (5oz) breadcrumbs
30ml (2tbsp) plain flour
2 eggs, beaten
45ml (3tbsp) olive oil
300ml (1/2pt) mayonnaise
30ml (2tbsp) capers, chopped
30ml (2tbsp) chopped gherkins
15ml (1tbsp) lemon juice
5ml (1tsp) fresh chopped parsley

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