Ingredients for Croquetas de Jamón Serrano:
- 8 Oz – 250 g of Jamón Serrano, diced into small pieces
- 4 tbsp - 60 g unsalted butter
- ¼ cup - 60 ml olive oil
- 1 cup – 120g of flour
- 1 onion, finely diced
- 4 cups – 1 l Whole Milk
- A pinch of nutmeg
- 2 eggs, beaten
- Bread Crumbs
How to make Croquetas de Jamón Serrano:
Melt the butter in a medium size pan and add the oil.
Add the Onion and saute until it starts to Brown
Add the Nutmegg and the diced Ham and saute for 1 min more.
Add the Flour and stir continually, until the Flour turns to a light Brown color
Add the Milk little by little, always stirring
Turn off the heat and let cool down.
Butter the sides of a large bowl or plastic wrap and wrap the dough. Refrigerate a minimum of 4 hours but preferably overnight. To make the croquettes shape them into little logs.
Pass the croquettes through the breading process. First, cover them in flour, then in egg, and, finally, in the breadcrumbs.
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