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A small ball or roll of vegetables, minced meat, or fish, fried in breadcrumbs:‘a potato croquette’
- ‘In France, batter is transformed into crisp beignets and croquettes, into traditional waffles peculiar to each region, and into smooth, light crêpes.’
- ‘You can do a lot of the preparation in advance - make and freeze the bacalao fritters and ham croquettes, for example, and marinate the chorizo and lightly roast the baby peppers.’
- ‘My favourite was the shrimp croquettes, browned balls that looked like potato puffs but tasted like shrimp.’
- ‘A list of tapas includes garlic shrimp or mushrooms, rice and seafood croquettes, fried calamari and sardines.’
- ‘These wonderful croquettes are well worth the preparation time.’
- ‘More mundane items were handled with equal care, such as the home-made potato croquettes.’
- ‘Christmas and Easter create buying peaks for lines such as sponge puddings, sausages wrapped in bacon, potato croquettes and finger food-sized party selections.’
- ‘The chickpea croquettes called falafel and the ever-popular chickpea dip, hummus, are both very good.’
- ‘Croquettes proved popular with my companions, who ordered both leek and potato, and spinach croquettes.’
- ‘On the traditional side, I'd recommend the cod croquettes, deep-fried to create a crispy exterior.’
- ‘From a street stall came the inviting smell of fried ham croquettes.’
- ‘On a completely different note, I am going to try making croquettes with rice instead of potato and with canned tuna instead of mince.’
- ‘Apart from the croquettes, there really isn't any variety, and that means it's never going to be a regular haunt.’
- ‘He said the croquettes were perfectly adequate and tasty, but again nothing outstanding.’
- ‘Shallow-fry three frozen smoked haddock croquettes and lay these on top of the crab.’
- ‘Chips, crisps, wedges and croquettes just don't make the menu for those with one eye on calories and the other on the scales.’
- ‘On our night it was beef casserole with spinach and potato croquettes.’
- ‘Zucchini croquettes were my second choice, fried in batter, but without the slightest hint of grease, they were light and extremely tasty.’
- ‘I chose spinach croquette and was pleasantly surprised when three large croquettes arrived instead of the one I expected.’
- ‘The best of our tapas starters was unquestionably the goat's cheese croquettes.’
French, from croquer to crunch.
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