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Chicken or Turkey Croquettes

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Ingredients

2 tablespoons margarine
1 tablespoon flour
1 cup milk
1-3/4 cups minced chicken or turkey
Salt and pepper to taste
1/4 teaspoon celery salt
1 teaspoon lemon juice or Realemon
1 teaspoon minced onion
1 teaspoon chopped parsley
Bread crumbs
1 egg, beaten

Instructions

Melt 2 tablespoons margarine in a saucepan and add 1 tablespoon flour; blend. Add 1 cup milk and cook until thickened. To the sauce add chicken, seasonings, onion and parsley. Cool and shape into balls. Roll in fine crumbs, then in egg and again in crumbs. Fry in deep fat (380 degrees) 3 to 5 minutes. Drain. Makes 6 croquettes.

Louise Hancock
Coal Valley



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