Tipsy Ham Croquettes

Procedure:

  1. In a bowl, mix together mashed potatoes, ham, 1 piece egg, and 1/4 breadcrumbs and salt. Set aside.
  2. In a pan, simmer 1/2 of beer and grated cheese. Stir until melted and add to the potato mixture. Then form into 1 inch balls.
  3. Dredge balls in beaten egg then in remaining breadcrumbs. Store in the chiller or freezer for 15 minutes.
  4. Heat hot oil in a saucepan then fry croquettes until golden brown, about 3 minutes each.
  5. Make sauce by simmering remaining beer until reduced by half. Add BBQ sauce and simmer for 1 more minute.

Makes 28 pieces.