Best Easy Chicken Croquettes


I made these chicken croquettes as a surprise for my mom on Mother's Day. She used to get chicken croquettes at a fancy restaurant when she was a young woman. She loved them!

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Additional Time:
1 hrs
Total Time:
1 hrs 20 mins


  • 1 ½ cups finely chopped, cooked chicken meat

  • 1 (10.5 ounce) can condensed cream of chicken soup, divided

  • ¼ cup Italian-style dry bread crumbs

  • 2 tablespoons minced celery

  • 1 tablespoon minced onion

  • ¼ teaspoon poultry seasoning

  • ½ cup Italian-style dry bread crumbs, for rolling

  • 1 tablespoon butter

  • ½ cup milk

  • tablespoon poultry seasoning


  1. Combine chicken, 1/3 cup of condensed soup, bread crumbs, celery, onion, and 1/4 teaspoon poultry seasoning in large bowl; mix well and shape into 6 croquettes (or patties). Chill in the refrigerator for about 1 hour.

  2. Roll croquettes in additional bread crumbs. Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat; add croquettes and cook until golden and browned, about 3 to 4 minutes per side.

  3. Meanwhile, combine remaining condensed soup, milk, and 1/8 teaspoon poultry seasoning in a small saucepan over low heat; cook, stirring occasionally, until warmed through. Serve sauce over croquettes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

375 Calories
16g Fat
30g Carbs
27g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 3
Calories 375
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 16g 20%
Saturated Fat 4g 22%
Cholesterol 64mg 21%
Sodium 1250mg 54%
Total Carbohydrate 30g 11%
Dietary Fiber 2g 6%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 27g
Vitamin C 1mg 7%
Calcium 131mg 10%
Iron 3mg 19%
Potassium 365mg 8%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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