Crocodile bites

Recipe from: 9/14/2000 12:00:00 AM
Ingredients 21
Servings 25
Time

Ingredients

  • 40
    ml
    butter
  • 80
    ml
    cake flour
  • 150
    ml
    milk
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 500
    g
    cooked crocodile meat (or chicken), shredded
  • 15
    ml
    freshly chopped parsley
  • 30
    ml
    chopped chives
  • pinch nutmeg
  • 30
    ml
    finely chopped green pepper
  • 20
    ml
    chilli sauce
  • 2
    extra-;large hard-;boiled eggs, shelled and finely chopped
  • 2
    extra-;large eggs, whisked
  • 125
    ml
    dry breadcrumbs
  • oil for deep-;frying
  • DIP
  • 100
    ml
    capers, finely chopped
  • 2
    carrots, very finely chopped
  • 2
    onions, very finely chopped
  • 5
    ml
    tabasco sauce
  • 5
    ml
    tomato sauce
  • 250
    ml
    mayonnaise
 

Method

 
Melt the butter in a pan and stir in the flour. Heat for one to two minutes, stirring continually. Remove the pan from the heat and add the milk while stirring. Whisk the sauce with a wire beater until smooth and creamy. Return to the heat and bring to the boil. Simmer until the sauce thickens and is cooked. Season with salt and freshly ground black pepper. Set aside to cool. Add the meat, parsley, chives, nutmeg, green pepper, chilli sauce and chopped hard-boiled eggs to the cooled sauce and mix well. Shape into balls and dredge with flour. Dip the balls in the whisked egg and roll in the dry breadcrumbs. Chill for 20 minutes. Roll each ball in egg and dried breadcrumbs again and chill for another 20 minutes. Heat the oil until very hot and deep-fry a few balls at a time until golden brown. To make the dip, mix all the ingredients together and season to taste, Serve with the meatballs.
 

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