Cravings | Croque Madame Croquetas With Smoky Mayo
Croque Madame Croquetas With Smoky Mayo
  • SERVES: 10 croquetas
  • PREP: 45 minutes
  • TOTAL TIME: 3 hours, 45 minutes (including minimum resting and chilling)

Deep-fried bites that taste like Spanish croquetas and French Croque Madame sandwiches got together.

  • 1

    tablespoons olive oil

  • 1 ½

    tablespoons unsalted butter

  • ¼

    cup all purpose flour

  • cup whole milk

  • ¼

    cup grated Gruyère cheese

  • 2

    thin slices prosciutto, chopped

  • 1

    egg

  • 1

    cup panko breadcrumbs

  • 2

    cups vegetable oil, for frying

  • 1

    Pinch grated nutmeg

  • +

    Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste

Smoky Mayo

Makes ½ cup

  • ½

    cup mayonnaise

  • ½

    teaspoon Spanish sweet smoked paprika 

  • ½

    teaspoon cayenne pepper

  • +

    A few drops (⅛ teaspoon) sherry vinegar or red wine vinegar

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