Carla Hall’s Spicy Sweet Chili Doritos Ham and Cheese Croquettes


  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 small onion, finely diced
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • ¾ cup milk
  • 1 bag Spicy Sweet Chili Doritos, finely ground
  • 6 oz sliced ham, chopped fine
  • 3 oz sharp cheddar cheese, grated
  • 3 oz gruyere, grated
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • Salt and pepper to taste

For the Coating

  • 2 large eggs, beaten
  • 1 cup flour
  • Sweet and Tangy Chili Doritos, finely ground
  • Vegetable oil (for frying)


PREP – In a medium saucepan add butter. Melt. Add onion. Saute until tender. Add 3 tablespoons of ground Spicy Sweet Chili Doritos. Add flour. Mix well. Slowly whisk in milk. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Continue stirring for about 5 minutes. Add ham and cheese and mustard. Mix well. Place into a shallow container and let chill for about 4 hours or overnight.

CREATE – Using a small ice cream scoop, shape into triangles. Flattening a little bit. Roll into flour, egg then ground Spicy Sweet Chili Doritos. Heat oil in a large saucepan, a few inches deep over medium heat. Fry until golden brown and crispy. Drain on paper towels. Serve immediately.

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