Bacon & Cheese croquettes

Bacon & Cheese potato croquettes

Course Croquettes, Hors d'oeuvres
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 4
Author Alida Ryder


  • 3 cups mashed potato cooled
  • 100 g bacon fried till crispy
  • 100 g mature cheddar grated
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • 1.5 cups flour seasoned with salt & pepper
  • 2 eggs beaten
  • 2 cups breadcrumbs seasoned with salt
  • oil for frying
  • lemon wedges to serve


  • Chop the bacon into small pieces then mix with the potato and cheese.
  • Place the flour, egg and breadcrumbs into separate bowls.
  • Form the potato mixture into balls/small logs (the traditional shape) then coat first in the flour, then the egg and finally in the breadcrumbs.
  • Fry the croquettes in the hot oil until golden brown and crisp.
  • Remove from the oil and drain on kitchen paper.
  • Serve with lemon wedges.