Ham and potato croquettes
Ham and potato croquettes

Ham and potato croquettes

Preparation 10 minutes
Cooking time 20 minutes
Servings 12 bites


  • 3 medium-sized yellow potatoes, peeled and cut into large cubes
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1 pinch ground nutmeg
  • 125 ml (1/2 cup) cooked ham, chopped
  • 125ml (1/2 cup) Emmenthal cheese, finely shredded
  • 20 ml (1 heaping tbsp) fresh chives, thinly sliced
  • 125 ml (1/2 cup) bread crumbs
  • 60 ml (1/4 cup) vegetable oil


  1. In a saucepan, place the potatoes in cold salted water and bring to a boil.
  2. Drain and let dry for about 2 minutes.
  3. In a bowl, mash the potatoes with a fork.
  4. Add the egg yolks, pepper and nutmeg. Stir.
  5. Add the ham, cheese and chives. Stir again.
  6. Set aside in the refrigerator, uncovered, for about 1 hour.
  7. Preheat the oven to 120°C (250°F).
  8. Make 12 balls with the mixture. In a plate, roll the balls in the bread crumbs.
  9. In a skillet, heat the oil over medium heat.
  10. Brown the croquettes gently on all sides.
  11. Remove from the heat and pat dry with paper towel.
  12. Place the croquettes on a baking sheet and cook in the oven for 10 minutes.
  13. Serve hot.
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