Hands-on Time
34 Mins
Total Time
1 Hour 14 Mins
Yield
Serves 12 (serving size: 2 croquettes)

How to Make It

Step 1

Combine 2 cups water and millet in a small saucepan; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 25 minutes. Remove from heat; let stand 10 minutes. Fluff millet with a fork. Place in a large bowl; cool slightly.

Step 2

Heat a medium skillet over medium heat. Add butter; swirl until butter melts. Add garlic; cook 2 minutes, stirring frequently. Add spinach; cook 1 minute or until spinach wilts, tossing constantly. Add spinach mixture to millet. Stir in cheeses and next 4 ingredients (through whole egg).

Step 3

Place panko in a shallow dish. Divide millet mixture into 24 equal portions, shaping each into a ball. Lightly dredge balls in panko, flattening each slightly into a 2-inch patty.

Step 4

Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add 1 1/2 tablespoons oil to pan; swirl to coat. Add 12 patties to pan; cook 3 minutes on each side or until browned and thoroughly heated. Repeat procedure with 1 1/2 tablespoons oil and 12 patties.

Chef's Notes

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