Jimmy Dean Sausage Couscous Croquettes Recipe

  • 1 (16 ounce) package Regular Flavor Jimmy Dean Pork Sausage
  • 1 1/2 cups chicken broth and water
  • 2 teaspoons cumin, ground
  • 1 cup couscous, uncooked
  • 1/4 cup parsley, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup white onion, finely chopped
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 3/4 cup seasoned dry bread crumbs
  • 1 cup Vegetable oil for frying
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper (optional)
  1. In large saucepan, cook sausage over medium high heat, stirring frequently until thoroughly cooked and no longer pink. Stir in broth, cumin, cayenne and couscous; bring to a boil. Cover and simmer for 10 minutes on low heat. Remove from heat; cool 5 minutes.
  2. Stir in parsley and onion; adjust seasonings to taste. Add beaten egg; stir well. Moisten hands with water and mold cooled sausage mixture into 20 small logs. Roll in breadcrumbs.
  3. To cook: in a wok, Dutch oven or fryer, add oil to a depth of 3 inches; heat to 375 F. Fry 3 or 4 at a time for about 2 minutes; drain on paper towels.