The challenge that Maïka is about to take up is culinary, of course, but also personal. This blogger, a cooking coach, rarely takes the stage on social networks, out of shyness. For Plézi manjé, she shares, facing the camera, her recipe for rice croquettes with herring and vegetables. Bet won.

A simple and quick recipe to prepare with healthy and local products, this is what Maïka Radjouki, blogger from Guadeloupe, offers you.

Good products, good recipes and the cuisine is celebrating.

Plézi Manje

Rice croquettes with herring and vegetables

Ingredients for about 30 to 40 croquettes

  • 160g of rice
  • 1 red onion
  • 370g of giraumon
  • 270g white cabbage
  • 100g okra
  • 100g of dried herring
  • 1 C. teaspoon creole sauce
  • 2 branches of cives
  • 2 vegetarian peppers
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • salt (for rice)
  • olive oil
  • 1 egg
  • cassava flour for breading
  • frying oil
  • 20cl of semi-thick cream

Preparation 25-30 minutes

Cooking: about 2 minutes

Equipment : frying pan, hand blender, food processor, deep fryer

Procedure for preparing the recipe

Start cooking the rice in salted water and a drizzle of oil.

In a pan, brown the finely chopped spices in a drizzle of olive oil. Add the grated giraumon, the finely chopped cabbage and the sliced ​​okra. Add the chopped herring.

Cover and reduce the preparation over low heat, mix from time to time.

Mix the preparation obtained (keeping a little vegetables in the pan, for the sauce) with the cooked rice then add an egg to obtain a consistency that binds easily. Form the croquettes and coat them with cassava flour.

Fry in an oil bath.

Add cream to the mixture of vegetables and herring that you have reserved and let reduce over low heat for a few minutes. Off the heat, mix and serve with the croquettes.

It’s ready !

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Presentation Boris Milne
Voice off Christophe cuby
Production Jean-Marc Rabarijaonat
Production Corpo Art ‘
Duration 8 mins2021 – Location Guadeloupe