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Cheesy Haitian Cassava Bread Croquettes

These cassava bread croquettes make a great appetizer. When I first tried them croquettes, their texture reminded me a lot of the Haitian kibbeh. I would recommend trying seasoning them to your taste. 

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes

Ingredients

For the croquettes

  • Cassava bread
  • 1 small can of milk 5 oz
  • 2-3 garlic heads chopped
  • ¼ tsp black pepper
  • 1 piment bouc
  • ½ lb of well-seasoned cooked ground meat
  • Grated cheese to taste
  • Flour for dusting

For the sauce

  • 1 tbsp mayo
  • 2 garlic heads chopped
  • 1 lime juice
  • 1/8 tsp black pepper
  • Piment bouc chopped to taste

Instructions

For the sauce

  1. In a bowl, mix all the ingredients well
  2. Set aside

For the croquettes

  1. Soak the cassava bread in the milk so as to yield about 2 cups of soaked kasav
  2. Season to taste with the fresh garlic, pepper and piment bouc chopped
  3. Incorporate the ground meat and grated cheese
  4. Shape the mixture into flattened balls
  5. Dust them generously with flour
  6. Deep fry them in sizzling hot oil
  7. Enjoy with the sauce