Wednesday, July 09, 2008

Potato Croquettes

What you do with your leftover mashed or roasted potatoes? These potato croquettes are the answer. They make an equally tasty side dish for lunch or dinner. In fact, they are so yummy that you might want make some mashed potatoes just so you can have them.

Ingredients:
2 cups of mashed potatoes
1 egg
¼ cup grated cheese (your choice)
1 sprig of cilantro - chopped
1 red chili - chopped
2 spring onions - chopped
2 tbsp of low fat mayonnaise
2 tbsp of toasted sesame seeds
Breadcrumbs (enough to bind everything together)
salt and pepper to taste

1. Mix all the ingredients together in a mixing bowl. Form into small patties and set aside in the fridge for half an hour before frying.
2. Heat up a little bit of oil over medium heat and pan fried both side until golden brown.
3. Serve warm.

Note : You can add some tuna or smoke salmon to this dish.

15 comments:

Little Corner of Mine said...

Looks good, make a great snack too!

Yatie_T said...

Gert,
what a great idea and thanks for sharing.

Zue Murphy said...

Dip this in Lingham chilli sauce sedap!

Beachlover said...

The other day I just looking at japanese snack(potato croc) and remember how yummy this snack I had years ago in KL.it's almost the same as yours but without cheese and cilantro!!..

Dhanggit said...

these are fave!! yummy

Parker said...

What a great idea, they sound so delicious.

Anonymous said...

Gert,
Looks very appetizing. In case you missed my previous comment, we have to meet up again soon:)LOL.

Lee.

cikMilah said...

Never try it by using with mayonnaise and breadcrumb. Look so nice, sure yummy punya! This is a MUST DO recipe!!
Do come over to my kitchen, I have an award for you....

I Cook4Fun said...

LCOM. you are right :)

Yatie, are you making some for Joshua birthday?

Zue, I did eat it with Lingham chili sauce :)

Beachlover, I added a bit of western flavor to it :)

Dhanggit, :)

Parker, hope you try this out :)

Lee, this time I will cook rather than we eat at restaurant :)

Cikmillah, thank you for the award.

Lucy said...

I love it! Great idea and.... the flavors must be amazing!

Deborah said...

Yeah, I think I'd want to make mashed potatoes just so I could make these!!

Salt & Turmeric said...

bergedil with a twist! ;) i wonder if i can dip this into sambal kicap too. lol. yeah i kno. me and my kicap!

Mochachocolata Rita said...

my favorite! perkedel! hohoho

I Cook4Fun said...

Lucy, it does taste good :)

Deborah, hope you like this one :)

Farina, ha ha ni sedap with your mee soto :)

Rita, I saw yours and I think your bake ones are much healthier :)

biz319 said...

I am going to print this for my daughter - she loves all things potato!