Choose your filling. Croquetas can be made with cooked ham, roast pork, beef, chicken, fish or vegetables that have been shredded or processed to form a smooth paste. Additional fillings include: cheese, hard boiled eggs, rice, sautéed onions or mushrooms.
What are Cuban croquetas made of?
Crispy, bite-size logs of smooth ground ham coated in breadcrumbs.
What are Las croquetas?
Croquettes: Spains Minor Obsession With Fried Leftovers But the Spanish arent the only people to make these delicious fried goodies. Croquettes are simply a breadcrumbed and fried roll of food leftovers, usually bound with bechamel sauce or mashed potatoes. Cod Croquettes (Croquetas de Bacalao)
Where do potato croquettes come from?
The croquette originated in France and it was in 1898 that Monsieur Escoffier, the founder of the classical French Cuisine, together with the help of Monsieur Philias Gilbert started to write down the recipe.
Can I freeze croquetas?
TO FREEZE. Open-freeze the croquetas either before frying or when they are cooked and cooled, until solid. Transfer to a freezer-proof container, interleaving with baking parchment. Cover and freeae for up to 1 month.
Can you reheat croquetas?
Can croquetas be reheated? Yes! Place the croquetas on a baking pan (or a cooling rack on top of a baking pan for better heat circulation) and bake in a 350 degree oven for about 8 to 10 minutes until crisp and heated through.