SPANISH HAM CROQUETTES


A croquette is a delicious snack that offers us the tasty blend of its signature ingredient—in this case, ham—and its enveloping béchamel sauce, with a singular creaminess that floods the palate with sensations of flavour, texture and temperature.

The 
delicate bitterness of Mahou 5 Estrellas, its perfect natural fizz, and the aromas of malt and hops that characterise it, harmonise exceptionally well with this dish, giving us a complementary flavour, a cleansing of the palate and the freshness needed to enjoy a first rate gastronomic experience.
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250g Iberian ham, finely cubed

 

500ml full-fat or semi-skimmed milk

 

1 egg, beaten

 

1 medium onion, finely diced

 

4tbsp plain flour

1tbsp butter

 

Breadcrumbs, to coat

 

Virgin olive oil

 

Salt

 

Parsley

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 MAKING 


Step 1

1

Melt the butter in a saucepan over a low heat and sauté the onion until soft. Stir in the ham to brown slightly.

Step 2

2

Gradually add the milk, stirring slowly until thick and creamySeason to taste and leave to cool.

Step 3

3

Shape the croquettes by hand, or use two spoons. Coat in the beaten egg, then the breadcrumbs.

Step 4

4

Fry in a generous amount of oil over a medium heat until goldenthen remove and transfer to kitchen paper to absorb the excess oil before serving.

Step 5

5

Garnish with a little bit of chopped parsley.


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