FONIO CROQUETTES

PREP TIME 8 MINUTES

COOK TIME 10 MINUTES

SERVES 4 - 8 PEOPLE








Ingredients

  • 1 Cup Fonio
  • ½ Tsp Salt
  • 1 Cup Spring Onion
  • 1 Tsp Smoked Paprika
  • 1 Tsp Garlic Powder
  • 1 Tsp Black Pepper
  • 2 Egg Yolks
  • 2 Eggs (For egg wash)
  • 2 Cups Breadcrumbs
  • 1 ½ Litres Vegetable Oil

Directions

  1. Pour water into a saucepan over medium heat, then add 1/2 tsp salt and bring to a boil.
  2. Add the fonio, stir and let it cook on low heat for 5 minutes. Take off heat and let it cool completely.
  3. Transfer into a mixing bowl, add chopped spring onion, smoked paprika, garlic powder, black pepper, 1/2 tsp salt, egg yolks and mix together.
  4. Scoop a spoonful and mould into golf ball sizes.
  5. Dip into egg wash and double coat with breadcrumbs.
  6. Deep fry in heated vegetable oil for 5 minutes until crispy and golden brown.
  7. Fonio croquettes ready to serve. Serve with tartare sauce. Best served warm!

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