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9Ingredients
230Calories
40Minutes

These crispy Shrimp Croquettes or full of your favorite seafood flavor and creamy smoothness. Featuring a thick bechamel sauce that envelopes each shrimp, these croquettes are then coated in breadcrumbs and deep fried to golden perfection. The bechamel and shrimp mixture needs to be refrigerated for at least 4 hours before frying so be sure to leave yourself plenty of time. Serve with a variety of sauces for dipping. These croquettes are a fun finger food that can be served with dinner, as an appetizer, or as a fun afternoon snack.

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 tablespoon flour
  • 0.5 liters milk
  • salt
  • ground black pepper
  • nutmeg
  • 200 grams jumbo shrimp
  • 1 egg
  • breadcrumbs

Directions

  1. Melt the butter in a saucepan on medium heat.
  2. Little by little, add the flour followed by the milk. Add everything little by little until the bechamel has thickened and the milk has heated through.
  3. Add a pinch of salt, black pepper, and nutmeg to taste. Simmer for 5 minutes.
  4. Add the shrimp and stir well.
  5. Put the croquette mixture in a covered dish and chill for at least 4 hours.
  6. Form balls and coat in egg and then breadcrumbs
  7. Fry the croquettes in hot oil. Drain on paper towel and serve warm.
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NutritionView more

230Calories
Sodium20%DV470mg
Fat14%DV9g
Protein37%DV19g
Carbs6%DV17g
Fiber3%DV<1g

PER SERVING *

Calories230Calories from Fat80
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat9g14%
Saturated Fat4.5g23%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol150mg50%
Sodium470mg20%
Potassium420mg12%
Protein19g37%
Calories from Fat80
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate17g6%
Dietary Fiber<1g3%
Sugars9g18%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Reviews(1)

Yummly User
Emilia Y. 31 May 2015
This was a delicious recipe. It contains only 9 ingredients and was easy to prepare. Croquettes are one of my favorite foods to serve my family. My kids adore them and I have fun preparing different dipping sauces for them to dip their croquettes in.