Pumpkin & Potato Croquettes with Parmesan & Sage

Pumpkin & Potato Croquettes with Parmesan & Sage

A taste of fall every time you bite into these croquettes. Featuring Chef's Own Pre-Dust, Chef's OwnTempura Batter and Chef's Own Fine Panko Breadcrumbs. These croquettes are filled with pumpkin and potato. Combined with parmesan, sage and nutmeg, these croquettes are the epitome of deep-fried Fall. 

What You'll Need

Amount Ingredients
1.5 kg Butternut pumpkin 
2 g Potatoes, floury
400 g Grana padano parmesan 
200 g Flour
100 g Potato starch
8 leaves Sage leaves, freshly chopped 
6 each Egg yolks
10 g Salt
6 g Black pepper
3 g Nutmeg
100 g Chef's Own™ Pre-Dust
500 g Chef's Own™ Tempura Batter
100 ml Cold water
200 g Chef's Own™ Fine Panko Breadcrumbs


Preparation Step 1 - Pumpkin & Potato
1. PREPARE PUMPKIN MIX. Preheat oven to 185°C. Halve pumpkin, remove seeds and wrap in baking paper and then in foil & place on a baking sheet. Add potatoes (unpeeled). Bake for 30-45 min - until soft. Scrape out pumpkin flesh and potatoes. Press through a potato press into a clean towel. Press out excess juice . Place the mixture on a tray & dry for 10 min in warm oven. Keep the oven door slightly open. Season the pumpkin & potato mix with salt, black pepper, nutmeg & sage. Add parmesan & egg yolks. Sift in flour & potato starch. Mix all ingredients well. Form into 30g croquettes.
Preparation Step 2 - Pumpkin & Potato
2. Dust the croquettes with the Chef's Own™ Pre-Dust (Step 1)
Preparation Step 3 - Pumpkin & Potato
3. Dissolve Chef's Own™ Tempura Batter in cold water. Allow batter to rest for 10 minutes and dip the croquettes into the batter (Step 2).
Preparation Step 4 - Pumpkin & Potato
4. Dust the croquettes with the Chef's Own™ Fine Panko Breadcrumbs (Step 3)
Preparation Step 5 - Pumpkin & Potato
5. Deep fry at 160°C for 4-5 minutes.