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Savoury Pap Croquettes

Savoury Pap Croquettes

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Add a traditional South African twist to a comfort classic with these delicious cheese filled deep-fried pap croquettes.

Preparation time


2 cups maize meal
1 cup cold water
2 potatoes boiled and mashed
3 cups boiling water
1 tbsp Robertsons Chicken Spice
0.5 cup cheddar cheese grated
4 cups sunflower oil

Preparation method

Mix cold water with maize meal and set aside.
In a medium size saucepan add boiling water and gradually stir in maize meal with mashed potatoes, stir until well incorporated and thick.
Add Robertsons Chicken Spice. Cook on medium/low heat while stirring frequently for 30 minutes.
Add grated cheese, stir, set aside and allow your cooked pap to cool down, 15 – 20 minutes.
Heat oil in medium size pan, make sure your oil is hot for crispy pap croquettes.
Add 2 - 3 cups of cooked pap in a piping bag and pipe 5 cm long croquettes, shallow fry until your croquettes are brown and crispy.
Once cooked, place on a plate covered with a paper towel before serving.

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