Turkey doesn't need to be the only protein on your post-Thanksgiving menu. Turn leftover mashed taters into a satisfying meal on the cheap with the help of canned salmon.

Source: Parents Magazine

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Recipe Summary

prep:
20 mins
cook:
4 mins to 6 mins per batch
Servings:
6
Yield:
12 3-inch croquettes
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a large bowl, combine the potatoes, salmon, 1 egg, zest, and parsley.

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  • Put the flour in a shallow bowl and season with salt and pepper. In another shallow bowl, whisk the remaining egg with 1 tablespoon water. Place the bread crumbs in a third shallow bowl.

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  • Using wet hands, form the potato mixture into 3-inch patties or sticks. Dip the patties in the flour, shaking off any excess, dip them in the egg wash, and then roll them in the bread crumbs, pressing the crumbs on to form a crust.

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  • Coat the bottom of a large skillet with oil; working in batches, fry the croquettes until golden brown on both sides, about 4 to 6 minutes total. Drain on paper towels and serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

345 calories; total fat 13g; saturated fat 2g; polyunsaturated fat 1g; monounsaturated fat 1g; cholesterol 78mg; sodium 444mg; potassium 269mg; carbohydrates 36g; fiber 2g; sugar 2g; protein 21g; trans fatty acidg; vitamin a 292IU; vitamin c 7mg; thiaminmg; riboflavinmg; niacin equivalents 8mg; vitamin b6mg; folate 73mcg; vitamin b12mcg; calcium 71mg; iron 3mg.

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