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Simply Potatoes Shredded Hash Browns #15100 | Yield: 4

Ham & Potato Croquettes
Center Your Sides


Simply Potatoes Shredded Hash Browns #15100 16 oz.
Papetti’s® Easy Eggs® Liquid Whole Eggs #91200, divided 1 cup
mozzarella cheese, low-moisture 4 oz.
Parmesan cheese, finely shredded 4 oz.
Serrano ham, small-diced 3.5 oz.
fresh parsley, minced 4½ tsp.
all-purpose flour, divided 2 Tbs. + ¾ cup
plain bread crumbs 1 cup
red bell peppers, roasted 6.25 oz.
lemon juice 1 Tbs.
kosher salt to taste
ground black pepper to taste

Quick Tips

  • Perfect served as a small bite for a large crowd.
  • Use any Simply Potatoes® shred variety with this recipe


  1. Preheat deep fryer to 350º F.
  2. In medium bowl, combine hash browns, mozzarella cheese, Parmesan cheese, Serrano ham, parsley, ¼ cup eggs and 2 Tbs. flour. Mix well to combine.
  3. Cover with plastic film. Refrigerate 20 minutes.
  4. Place remaining ¾ cup flour in medium bowl.
  5. Place remaining ¾ cup eggs in another medium bowl.
  6. Place bread crumbs in third medium bowl.
  7. Remove potato mixture from refrigerator. Scoop about 2 oz. of potato mixture; form nto log about 2½˝ long. Repeat with remaining potato mixture to make 14 croquettes.
  8. Thoroughly dredge each croquette in flour.
  9. Dip croquette in eggs. Coat thoroughly.
  10. Move to bread crumbs. Roll until fully covered. Transfer to parchment-lined sheet pan.
  11. Drop 3-4 croquettes into hot deep fryer. Cook about 2-3 minutes, or until outside is olden brown and interior is hot. Repeat with remaining croquettes.
  12. Prepare red pepper coulis. Blend roasted red bell peppers and lemon juice until very smooth. train sauce through fine mesh sieve; season to taste with salt and black pepper. Reserve.
  13. Serve hot croquettes with red pepper coulis for dipping.

Nutrition Facts

  • Serving Size (356g)
  • Servings Per Container
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories 660 Calories from Fat 220
  • % Daily Value*
  • Total Fat 24g 37%
    • Saturated Fat 11g 55%
    • Trans Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 270mg 90%
  • Sodium 1760mg 73%
  • Total Carbohydrate 69g 23%
    • Dietary Fiber 5g 20%
    • Sugars 3g
  • Protein 43g
Vitamin A 50% Vitamin C 60%
Calcium 60% Iron 30 %
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:
Calories: 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less than 65g 80g
Saturated Fat Less than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carbohydrate 300g 375g
Dietary Fiber 25g 30g
Calories per gram:
Fat 9 · Carbohydrate 4 · Protein 4

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