Serrano Ham Croquettes


  • ½ cup (70 g) butter
  • ½ small onion, finely chopped
  • 3 oz (90 g) serrano ham, finely chopped
  • ½ cup (70 g) wheat flour
  • 2 cups (500 ml) milk
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Place the stainless steel inner pot inside the Instant Pot®. Press Saute and set the time to 3 Minutes Add butter and cook onion and chopped ham.
  • Then add the flour and cook 3 Minutes more. Then add the milk and whisk to remove any lumps. Cook until mixture thickens and lifts off the pot. Rectify salt and pepper.
  • Pour the mixture into a container lined with cling wrap on the bottom, and also cover the cooked mixture to prevent a hard film from forming on its surface.
  • Refrigerate a couple of hours or overnight. Cut into pieces of desired size.
  • Dredge with flour, then dip in beaten egg and then coat with breadcrumbs.
  • Freeze until completely firm (make sure they do not stick together).
  • On the Instant Vortex control panel, press Air Fry, set the time the time to 6 Minutes and the temperature to 395ºF (200ºC). Press Start.
  • Once Add Food appears on the display, open the basket and put in the croquettes previously sprayed with oil. Close.
  • When Turn Food appears on the display, open the tray, flip the croquettes, and close.
  • Check the croquettes; for a darker crust, add 1 or 2 Minutes more, at most. Remove and serve immediately.
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