Chicken Croquettes with Creole Sauce

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 40 min
  • Prep: 25 min
  • Cook: 15 min
  • Yield: 4 to 6 servings
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4 tablespoons butter, divided

1/3 cup minced red bell pepper

1/3 cup minced celery

1/3 cup minced onion

3 cups chopped cooked chicken

1 1/2 cups panko breadcrumbs

1/2 cup mayonnaise

2 large eggs, lightly beaten

2 tablespoons Dijon mustard

1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce

1 teaspoon seasoned salt

Creole Sauce, recipe follows

Creole Sauce:

1 clove garlic, minced

1/2 cup mayonnaise

1/2 cup sour cream

1 tablespoon Dijon mustard

1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice

1/2 teaspoon Creole seasoning


  1. In a small skillet, melt 2 tablespoons butter over medium heat. Add the red bell pepper, celery, and onions and cook until tender, 5 minutes.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the chicken, panko, and red bell pepper mixture. Set aside.
  3. In a small bowl, combine the mayonnaise, eggs, mustard, Worcestershire sauce, and seasoned salt. Add to the chicken mixture, tossing gently to combine. Form the mixture into 10 patties. In a large skillet, melt the remaining 2 tablespoons butter over medium heat. Cook the chicken cakes until browned, 3 to 5 minutes per side. Serve with Creole Sauce.

Creole Sauce:

  1. In a small bowl, combine all the ingredients. Cover and chill.