Chicken Pot Pie Passover Croquettes

Written by chanie on March 21st, 2013


Growing up, my mom would often prepare chremslach on Passover whenever there were leftover mashed potatoes. Some people refer to chremslach as matza fritters, but in our house, mashed potatoes were the ingredient of choice. They were held together with some egg, dipped in potato starch and fried. Nothing fancy, just another use for potatoes and a simple side for yet another meal.

I decided to spruce up my mom’s basic recipe with some leftover chicken, carrots and onions, for a take on chicken pot pie. If you eat kitniyot, peas would be the perfect addition! The patties are dredged in ground nuts for a crunchy Passover coating. Serve with a side of homemade ketchup, marinara or garlic aioli.

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  1. Wow, nicely done!!! This recipe is soooo me :) I love chicken pot pie and this is a fun new way to make it. Nice!

  2. Hindy says:

    Such a creative spin on Passover ingredients! Love it!

  3. Dina says:

    Looks amazing!

  4. Ronnie Fein says:

    These seem as if they are a terrific dish for lunch. Like it a lot. I do make chresmlich — but sweet and loaded with honey.

  5. these look so delicious and original!

  6. I love chicken pot pie, what a fun and inventive passover twist!

  7. These are amazing!! Can’t wait to try them out!!

  8. Love this idea, I bet they taste amazing.

  9. Pot pie is one of my favorite comfort foods!So happy to have this recipe!

  10. sounds delicious, I like the idea of the nuts coating them!

  11. What a creative change on the usual chicken and potatoes! The sound great.

  12. This looks really creative and something I want to try next Pesach!

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