In my Puerto Rican-Cuban family, there’s nothing holier or more hallowed than the croquetica. Traditionally, they’re made with jamón (ham) but using the tips and tricks of the next seven slides, you can stuff a croqueta with almost anything! They’re fast, they’re cheap, and they’re delicious AF. Seriously, these little-fried nuggets of deliciousness should be on your table the next time you host a party.
First, let’s just look at the croqueta in all of its glory.
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It’s beautifully golden from being fried and who doesn’t love fried food? The croqueta is really one of the most beautiful foods on the planet. Now let’s explore how to make it.