Belgian Shrimp Croquettes Recipe

Serves/Makes: 10 croquettes


  • 3 ounces shrimps, shelled
  • 1 cup flour
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 ounces cheese, grated
  • 2 eggs, split
  • 1 cup bread crumbs
  • Pepper and salt to taste
How to cook Belgian Shrimp Croquettes:
  • Melt the butter and add 2 tablespoons flour.
  • Heat slowly for a few minutes while stirring.
  • Add the milk and bring to the boil, stir continuously.
  • Simmer for 2 minutes, turn off the heat.
  • Add the cheese, 1 egg yolk, shrimps and pepper and salt to taste.
  • Put this mixture in the fridge for 2 hours.
  • Form 10 croquette shapes.
  • Take out 3 plates, put bread crumbs in one, flour in the other and egg white in the third.
  • Roll each croquette through flour, then through egg white and finally through bread crumbs.
  • Put them back into the fridge for 1 hour.
  • Deep fry until golden brown, approximately 4 minutes.
Belgian Shrimp Croquettes recipe


The Belgian Shrimp Croquettes recipe very easy to prepare and so good!


The croquette or croquet is a parcel of food containing minced meat, shellfish, mashed potatoes, or vegetables, encased in bread crumbs, formed into a cylinder or disk, and then deep-fried.

This recipe for Belgian Shrimp Croquettes serves/makes: 10 croquettes

The Belgian Shrimp Croquettes recipe and the pictures are adopted from The Our Favorite Fish & Seafood Recipes Cookbook.

Main Ingredient: Shrimp (more Shrimp recipes)
Preparation Method: Deep Fried (more Deep Fried recipes)
Cuisine: Belgian (more Belgian recipes)

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