Panko Fried Turkey Croquettes with Mango Salsa

Culinary Setting
Home
Meal Type
Appetizer
Difficulty
Easy
Time
15 MIN

About this Dish

With ground turkey and panko breadcrumbs for a lighter touch, you’ll feel just fine popping a few of these croquettes during cocktail hour or at lunch. Don’t miss the mango salsa – a little fruit and acid are the perfect additions to bring these flavors together!

Servings
4
Cooking Style
Deep Fry
Product
Ground Turkey

Ingredients

1 lb GROUND TURKEY

1/4 c cilantro, washed, dried, and chopped

1/4 c red peppers, finely diced

1/4 tsp salt

1/4 tsp pepper

1/2 c flour

3/4 c egg batter

1 c panko breadcrumbs

Oil for frying as needed

2 mangoes, skin removed and diced

1 Small red onion, diced fine

1 tsp cilantro, chopped fine

2 tsp honey

1 tsp champagne vinegar

Directions

TURKEY CROQUETTES

Mix turkey with cilantro and red pepper. Season with salt and pepper.

On a sheet pan, form into one-inch balls; cover and chill for about 30 minutes

Dip turkey balls in flour, then in egg batter, then roll in panko breadcrumbs.

Deep fry croquettes to an internal temperature of 165 degrees F and golden brown.

Serve warm with Mango Salsa.


MANGO SALSA

Toss mango with red onion, cilantro, honey and vinegar.

Season with salt and pepper. Cover and hold for service.

Nutrition Facts

653 Total Calories

36 g Total Fat

49 % Daily Total Fat

143 g Cholesterol

1339 mg Sodium

53 g Total Carbohydrates

31 g Protein