Pork Croquettes

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Prep time:

0 min

Total time:

0 min

Servings:

0

Ingredient list

  • ½ cup chopped onion s
  • ¼ cup chopped jalapeño pepper s
  • ¼ tsp. crushed red pepper
  • 2 cups shredded cooked pork
  • 2 cups mashed potatoes
  • ½ cup shredded Mexican cheese blend
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 25 RITZ Crackers, crushed (about 1/2 cup)
  • 2 cups oil

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Recipe Tips

1

Cook and stir onions, jalapeno peppers and crushed red pepper in small skillet sprayed with cooking spray on medium-high heat 10 min. or until onions are crisp-tender.

2

Combine meat, potatoes and cheese in large bowl. Add onion mixture; mix well. Cool completely. Shape into 15 (3-inch) sausage-shaped croquettes. Dip croquettes, 1 at a time, in egg then in cracker crumbs, turning to evenly coat both sides of each croquette.

3

Heat oil in large saucepan to 375°F. Add croquettes in batches; cook 3 min. on each side or until golden brown on both sides. Drain on paper towels. Serve warm.