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Spicy Chicken Croquettes Recipe

Spicy Chicken Croquettes Recipe

Spicy Chicken Croquettes Recipe


  • 4 cups cooked and minced chicken breasts
  • 1 cup, plus 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/4 cups breadcrumbs
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg (optional)
  • 2-1/4 tablespoons minced parsley leaves
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 large minced shallot
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • Cooking oil, for frying


  1. Melt 2 tablespoon butter over low heat in a saucepan.
  2. Next, add 2 tablespoons of flour into the melted butter. Stir and cook for additional 2 minutes.
  3. Add in the cream and lower heat to a simmer. Stir mixture until thickens. Transfer sauce into a bowl. Season salt and pepper, to taste. Stir in the nutmeg, and chili powder. Set aside to cool.
  4. Mix the chicken and parsley into the cooled sauce. Form the chicken mixture into nine round croquettes.
  5. Transfer the chicken croquettes on a pan, cover with food wrap, and refrigerate for 3 hours or just until firm.
  6. Prepare the 3 stage breading: Add 1 cup flour on a plate. Whisk the eggs with some salt and pepper in a bowl. And spread breadcrumbs on a plate.
  7. Roll chicken croquettes in the flour, shake off any excess. Dip croquettes in the egg mixture, and then roll in the breadcrumbs
  8. Pour oil into a large skillet over medium heat, oil should be covering the croquettes.
  9. Fry the croquettes until golden brown on all sides, about 6 minutes.
  10. Drain on paper towels and serve with your favorite dipping sauce (gravy, mustard, ranch, sweet and sour, ketchup… etc).


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