Ham hock croquetas
Waitrose and Partners

Ham hock croquetas

These moreish croquetas are filled with salty, smokey ham-hock with a Dijon mustard infused sauce, and are deep fried for a perfectly crispy, golden casing. 

    • Makes15
    • CourseSide
    • Prepare30 mins
    • Cook30 mins
    • Total time1 hr
    • Pluscooling and chilling


    • 25g unsalted butter
    • 25g plain flour, plus extra for dusting
    • 150ml whole milk
    • 180g Cooks' Ingredients Pulled Ham Hock
    • 2 tsp Dijon mustard
    • 2 tbsp fresh flat-leaf parsley, finely chopped
    • 1 large Waitrose British Blacktail Free Range Egg, lightly beaten
    • 100g dried breadcrumbs, whizzed until fine
    • 1 L essential Waitrose vegetable oil, for frying