Mashed Potato Croquettes with Cranberry Mayo

Total Time:
20 min
15 min
5 min

12 croquettes

  • 2 cups leftover mashed potatoes
  • 2 tablespooons grated Parmesan
  • 1/4 cup cooked and chopped, bacon
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour plus 2 tablespoons
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup seasoned bread crumbs
  • 1/2 cup panko
  • Canola oil, for frying
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup cranberry sauce
  • 1/2 orange, juiced
Watch how to make this recipe.
  • Combine mashed potatoes, Parmesan, bacon, 1 tablespoon parsley, 1 egg, 2 tablespoons flour, salt and pepper. Using 2 tablespoons or a small ice cream scoop form into balls then flatten slightly.

  • In a pie plate combine the other egg with milk. Set up a breading station with one plate of flour, then the egg mixture then the bread crumbs and panko. Place croquettes in flour, dip in egg then roll in breadcrumbs.

  • Heat canola oil to 360 degrees F and fry for about 4 minutes until browned on all sides. (You can also shallow fry these in a pan with about 1 inch of oil then flip them.)

  • Place on a paper towel lined plate. Sprinkle with a bit of salt.

  • In a small bowl combine mayonnaise, cranberry sauce, orange juice, remaining parsley, and salt and pepper. Serve with croquettes while they're hot.

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