Leftover Chicken Croquettes


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About this recipe: A mixture of chicken, eggs, breadcrumbs, sauteed onion, parsley and seasoning make croquettes you'll go crazy over! My gran used to make salmon cakes; I adapted that recipe to use leftover cooked chicken.

Jeanne Gold

Serves: 6 

  • 425g cooked, finely chopped chicken meat
  • 175g dried breadcrumbs
  • 2 to 3 lightly beaten eggs
  • 325g sauteed chopped onion
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/2 tablespoon dried Italian herb seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • oil for pan frying as needed

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Ready in:45min 

  1. In a large bowl combine the chicken, breadcrumbs, 2 eggs and onion and mix well; if mixture is too dry to form patties, mix in another lightly beaten egg. Then add parsley, herb seasoning, salt and pepper to taste, mix well and form into small patties.
  2. Heat oil in a large frying pan over medium heat and fry patties in oil until golden brown.

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Reviews (2)


Just made these for tea from left over roast chicken. Very nice. Will definately make again. - 19 Feb 2013


my whole family loved this simple to make recipe - 04 Aug 2011

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