Ham Hock Fritters

Prep Time
Cook Time
3h 20m
Ready In

Recipe: #38497

April 17, 2022

"Recipe source: Teatime in Ireland. Serve with Plum and Chill jam"

Original is 8-12 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (86.5 g)
  • Calories 114.4
  • Total Fat - 4.8 g
  • Saturated Fat - 2.5 g
  • Cholesterol - 19.2 mg
  • Sodium - 358.6 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 8.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 1.1 g
  • Sugars - 0.5 g
  • Protein - 9 g
  • Calcium - 168.4 mg
  • Iron - 0.6 mg
  • Vitamin C - 9.7 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.2 mg

Step by Step Method

Step 1

In a large saucepan over medium heat had the ham hock with enough water to cover and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low and cook for 2 hours our until tender and falling off the bone. With a slotted spoon, remove from heat and let cool.

Step 2

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Bake potato for 1 hour or until tender when pierced. Cut in half and scoop out the potato (discard skin) and transfer to medium bowl and mash. Stir in chives, cheese and mustard.

Step 3

Pull ham from bone and with 2 forks , shred ham; cut into small pieces and stir into the potato mixture. Shape mixture into 2 inch cylinders. Roll each cylinder in flour, then in the beaten egg and then in the breadcrumbs; transfer to a baking sheet. Repeat with remaining mixture.

Step 4

In a skillet, heat oil to 375 degrees F and working in batches, fry fritters for 2 minutes or until golden. Transfer to paper towels lines tray. Heat oil to 375 degrees F for each batch. Serve with plum and chili jam.


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