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Bitterballen (Meat Croquettes)

Posted by Aruba Restaurants on December 19, 2014

The “bitter” refers to the accompanying drink, not the appetizer. These are mild, crustily little balls to be dipped in tangy mustard.

Make A Thick White Sauce Of :
3 Tbs. butter
3 Tbs. flour
3/4 cup stock

Add :
1-1/2 cups finely chopped, cooked meat (roast beef or veal, ham, chicken or shrimp)
1 Tbs. parsley, minced
salt and pepper to taste
Chill mixture and shape into balls one inch in diameter.

Roll Balls In:
fine cracker crumbs

Then Dip Them In A Mixture Of:
1 egg, beaten
2 Tbs. water
Dip again in cracker crumbs. Fry the balls in deep, hot fat for one or two minutes, or until golden brown. Serve hot with mustard. Spear with toothpicks.

Bon Probecho!