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Recipe for Cheese Croquettes

  • 1oz (25g) margarine
  • 1 tablespoon grated onion
  • 1 oz (25g) plain flour
  • 1/2 level teaspoon dry mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt and Pepper Mix (3 parts salt, 1 part pepper)
  • 1/4 pt (150ml) Milk
  • 6 oz (175g) Grated Cheddar Cheese
  • 1 large egg (separated)
  • 1 teaspoon chopped parsley
  • 1 teaspoon Worcester sauce
  • 4 oz (110g) fresh white bread crumbs
  • Dried crumbs for coating
  • Beef or Pork Dripping for frying

1.      Melt margarine in pan, add onion, stir in flour, mustard and salt and pepper Cook together for 1 minute.

2.      Add milk, stir until boiling, cook one minute, remove from heat.

3.      Add cheese, beat in. Then drop in egg yolk, parsley, Worcester sauce and fresh crumbs. Mix to a firm paste.

4.      Divide into 12, roll out with floured hands into cork-shaped pieces about 2 and a half inches (6cm) long. Leave 10 to 15 minutes (or overnight) in cool place for crumbs to swell and croquettes to firm up.

5.      Beat egg white lightly, brush croquettes with this and roll in dried crumbs

6.      Deep fry for 2 to 3 minutes until golden.


Farm Shops near London

The following farm shops in London sell ingredients used in Cheese Croquettes:

What on Earth! - Farm Shop near London

What on Earth!


It's simple really. We make wonderful, award winning organic food. Not just 'The best pizza availabl...

Cheese at Leadenhall - Farm Shop near London

Cheese at Leadenhall

London, City of London

Located in Leadenhall Market, in the heart of the City of London, Sue Cloke and her team have sel...

Farmers Markets near London

The following farmers markets in London sell ingredients used in Cheese Croquettes:

South Kensington  Farmers Market - Farmers Market near London

South Kensington Farmers Market

London, Kensington and Chelsea

9 am - 2 pm. A great selection of vegetable growers will be at this market.

Guildford Farmers Market - Farmers Market near London

Guildford Farmers Market

Guildford, Surrey

The popular market gives people the chance to stock up with high quality, locally produced fare, inc...