Mashed potatoes and chicken make a fantastic patty, especially when they’re breaded and pan-fried until crisp. Slideshow: Fried Foods 

Jonathan Waxman
September 2013

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© Con Poulos

Recipe Summary

active:
30 mins
total:
3 hrs 30 mins
Yield:
2 to 3
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a large bowl, combine the mashed potatoes with the chicken, shallots, egg, chives, salt, pepper and the 2 tablespoons of bread crumbs; mix well. Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours.

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  • Line a baking sheet with wax paper. Form the chicken mixture into six 1/2-inch-thick patties. Dredge the patties in bread crumbs and transfer them to the baking sheet. Cover and refrigerate until firm, about 1 hour.

  • In a large skillet, heat 1/4 inch of oil until shimmering. Fry the croquettes over moderately high heat, turning once, until golden and hot throughout, 4 to 6 minutes total. Transfer to paper towels to drain; serve hot.

Serve With

Mixed greens

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