Wednesday, February 13, 2008

Ham Croquettes

1/4 cup butter
1/4 cup flour
1 small onion, diced fine
1 cup milk
2 eggs + 1 tb lemon juice
11/2 cup ham ground
salt and pepper to taste
fine bread crumbs
1/4 tsp dill weed
Melt butter, blend in flour and onion. Cook till very thick. Stir in 1 egg beaten with lemon juice. Add ham, salt and pepper to taste. Pour into a shallow dish and cool. Shape into 4 or more croquettes. Chill. Dip in crumbs then in 1 egg beaten in 2 TB water. Dip into crumbs again and let stand 20 minutes. Fry in Crisco at 390 till golden brown.

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