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February 4, 2013

turkey crouquettes

burwell recipe swap

Burwell General Store : Vintage Recipe Swap time again!

This months swap was chicken pancakes… hmmm. Always a scary surprise opening up these old cookbook treasures.

The original recipe is this… pulled chicken pan fried in pancake dough, My mind immediately went to chicken and waffles, and then it leapt into the world of chicken croquettes. I opted to make turkey croquettes (as I had ground happy turkey in my freezer, and not chicken) and as a tribute to the pancake, I made a maple syrup mustard dipping sauce for these little panko pillows. I know I know… I took the easy way, if you deep fry it, they will come, but these are really something special. Browned meat infused with sage and grainy homemade mustard mixed with a garlic roux, a gooey inside and a golden crispy outside.

Here is the original recipe:

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