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Portuguese chouriço croquetes | Recepies

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Ingredients:
100 g chourico
300 g leftover mashed potato
1 handful(s) pitted black olives
2 sprig(s) fresh chives
1 handful(s) grated parmesan
1 handful(s) flour
1/2 handful(s) roasted peppers, drained
2 sprig(s) basil
1 squeeze honey
1 glug(s) milk or cream
2 l vegetable oil for the fryer

Step 1
PREHEAT FRYER
Preheat fryer to 170°C.

Step 2
PREP AND FRY CHOURICO
Take the skin off the chourico (optional)and dice. Fry in a hot pan until it colours and the oil start to release, then take off the heat to cool.

Step 3
FINISH CROQUETTE MIX
Chop the olives and chives and mix into the mash with the chourico and its oil.

Step 4
SHAPE CROQUETTES
Mould the mixture into stubby sausage (croquette) shapes.

Step 5
FRY CROQUETTES
Roll in the dusting of flour and fry for 2 minutes until golden and crispy.

Step 6
MAKE PEPPER DIP
Blitz the peppers with basil and honey and then add the milk.

Step 7
SERVE
Drain the croquettes on a paper towel. Serve on a bed of rocket with the red pepper dip. Serves 4 as a starter

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