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Croquetas de Jamon

A ham filled set of Spanish croquettes, perfect for Mediterranean type parties!
Prep Time 40 mins
Course Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine Mediterranean, Spanish
Servings 4


  • 200 g serrano ham
  • 1 onion
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 100 g flour
  • 100 g butter
  • 1 l milk
  • 1 fresh parsley


  • Dice the butter, melt in a pan, chop the onion and garlic clove finely and add them to the butter.
  • Fry for 5-6 minutes, then add finely chopped Serrano ham, add flour and cook for about 5 minutes.
  • Pour in the milk slowly, stirring constantly. Boil the B├ęchamel sauce for 20 minutes, stirring constantly. At the end of cooking, add the chopped parsley.
  • When the dough has cooled down, you can form croquettes which should be oblong and about 5-6 cm long.
  • Then coat in flour, egg and breadcrumbs. Fry in well-heated, deep oil until golden brown. After frying, it is a good idea to drain excess fat from them.
Keyword mediterranean appetizers, mediterranean party recipes, spanish party recipes, tapas