Old Fashioned Turkey Croquettes

Old Fashioned Turkey Croquettes

2 tablespoons Crisco shortening
2 tablespoons finely chopped onion
2 tablespoons finely chopped celery
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1/2 cup chicken broth
1 egg, lightly beaten
2 cups very finely chopped or ground cooked turkey
1 tablespoon chopped parsley
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper
1 egg, lightly beaten
3/4 cup dry bread crumbs
Crisco shortening for deep frying

Melt Crisco in a skillet. Add onion and cook over medium heat for 2 minutes
or until tender. Add flour; stir. Gradually add chicken broth, stirring
until sauce is thick and smooth.

Remove skillet from heat and mix in egg. Add turkey, parsley, salt, and
pepper; combine.

Spread mixture on a plate and refrigerate at least 2 hours.

Shape mixture into 6 balls. Roll in egg, then in bread crumbs.

Heat Crisco to 365ºF in a deep fryer or deep saucepan.

Fry turkey croquettes for 5 to 6 minutes. Drain on paper towels.