Cilantro & Cotija Cheese Idaho® Potato Croquettes
Hungry Food Love
15 golf ball size croquettes
2 large Idaho® potatoes, peeled, cut into large even sized chunks
1 ½ cup Cotija cheese, grated
2 tablespoons cilantro, finely chopped
½ cup all purpose flour
½ cup bread crumbs
salt to taste
oil for frying
Boil potatoes in salted water until extra tender, usually 10-15 minutes. Use a fork to pierce the potato easily, to tell when it’s done.
Mash them until obtaining a soft puree.
Add 1 egg and mix until well combined.
Add Cotija cheese and cilantro and mix well.
Form golf ball size croquettes.
Create an assembly line with three bowls holding the flour, 1 beaten egg and bread crumbs.
Roll the croquettes into the flour, then the egg and lastly the breadcrumbs.
After croquettes are well coated, fry them until golden brown about 3 minutes each turning around for an even frying.