A hearty starter that won't cost the earth.


  • 4 medium potatoes (peeled and mashed)
  • 1 egg
  • seasoning:
  • 150 g grated cheddar cheese (or your preferred cheese of choice)
  • chopped parsley
  • breadcrumbs


  • Peel, cook and mash the potatoes.
  • Add in the grated cheese, chopped parsley and seasoning.
  • Mix all the above ingredients using the egg to bind them all together.
  • Shape into desired shapes (either the traditional cylindrical shape or use a potato scoop to get a dome shape).
  • Refrigerate (or preferably freeze) for up to an hour - this makes them easier to handle and to coat with the additional ingredients.
  • Pass each croquette through a mixture of seasoned flour, then egg wash and finally breadcrumbs until fully coated.
  • Deep fry the croquettes in hot oil for 3-4 minutes, until golden brown and piping hot.
  • Serve with Garlic mayonnaise.

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