Chicken Croquettes over String Bean, Almond, and Garlic Sauce

Published on January 9, 2013, by

An adaptation of Pozharskiye Kotleti… actually, more like, reworked! ‘Cuz that’s how I roll…


  • 1 ½ pounds of chicken, chopped in food processor
  • ½ cup of coconut flour
  • ¼ of dill, chopped
  • ¼ cup of Italian parsley, chopped
  • ¼ cup of green onions, chopped
  • ¾ cup of heavy cream
  • 2 eggs
  • ¾ cup of almond flour

serves: 4-6

  • 10oz string beans
  • ¼ cup of almond slivers
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 tablespoon garlic
  • 1 cup of chicken stalk
  • 2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon gluten free flour
  • ½ teaspoon chili pepper
  • sea salt for taste

  1. Chop chicken in food processor and place in mixing bowl. Add coconut flour, dill, parsley, onions, ½ cup of cream, 2 eggs, some salt and mix together. Form cakes and coat with almond flour.
  2. Heat grill pan, lightly butter, and cook chicken croquettes till done. Remove and set aside.
  3. Same pan, melt butter, add garlic and string beans and cook till tender. When beans are almost done, add almonds to toast. Turn heat off and pour olive oil quickly toss and set aside.
  4. Turn heat back on, scrape up bits on the pan and add chicken stalk. Blend flour in ¼ cup cream until smooth and add to stalk. Add chili pepper and salt to taste. Cook till sauce thickens.
  5. Plate chicken with beans and lightly drizzle sauce.



*NOTES:The croquettes can also be made with veal and is traditionally served with a mushroom sauce.

Jeanne Floresca (229 Posts)

Jeanne Floresca is the author of How To be Happy 99% of the Time: A Practical Action Plan to Make Life Easier, Fun, and Meaningful and Paleo Traveler: Old World Recipes Flipped NeoPaleo, a cookbook of traditional recipes made Paleo Diet approved. Jeanne has been in the health and fitness industry for over ten years. She is a teacher at heart and along with her entrepreneurial passions, she endeavors to create and build products and programs that support the efforts of people who choose to live a healthy, happy, and youthful lifestyle. Jeanne began her career as a dance teacher then moved into personal training, group exercise, and director positions soon after. In the last few years, Jeanne has fine-tuned her nutrition education and experience combining the Metabolic Typing Diet system, the Paleo Diet system, with her personal holistic methods and created an individualized system of eating called "Intuitive Eating". She has a Bachelor of Science in Sports Management and is certified through the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM: CPT & CES) along with numerous certifications such as Pilates, TRX, and as a ShareCare Coach. View Resume

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