Three Aussie Farmers - Hock and Manchego Croquette


For a fabulous dinner party recipe that makes a great tapas or starter, try these tasty hock and Manchego cheese croquettes at your next gathering.

50 min + Chill Time

Serves 4

what you need

  • 1 Three Aussie Farmers Hock, cooked to remove meat
  • 2 spring onions, sliced
  • 150g plain flour
  • 75ml vegetable stock
  • 325ml milk
  • 50g Manchego cheese, grated
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 100g panko bread crumbs
  • oil, for frying

how to make it

  1. In a large pan over med-high heat, sauté spring onions, add hock meat and 2 Tbsp. flour and fry until golden.
  2. In a separate pan, add stock and milk and heat until starts to simmer, slowly add liquid to the pan with spring onions, stirring constantly until thickened.
  3. Add cheese and season to taste.
  4. Spread sauce evenly over baking tray and leave to cool in fridge for 1hr.
  5. Combine remaining flour, egg and breadcrumbs into separate bowls. Take spoonful of hock meat mixture and roll into a ball.
  6. Roll balls into flour, followed by egg mix and finish in breadcrumbs. Place onto tray and refrigerate for 30 mins.
  7. Fry in either a shallow fry-pan or deep fryer, until golden and crispy.
  8. Serve and enjoy!
Three Aussie Farmers Wood Smoked Bacon Hock

Our Bacon Hocks are great for adding a delicious wood smoked flavour to soups, stews and casseroles. Simple, hearty and perfect for those cold winter months.