Cazzilli Palermo: the recipe for potato croquettes typical of the Sicilian tradition
THE Palermo dicks they are delicious potato croquettes typical of Sicilian street foodin particular of city of Palermo. Our “Giusina no stress in the kitchen” he prepared them for us in a really simple way, so you can make them at home in a short time, ready to enjoy as appetizers or for a aperitif. To prepare the cazzilli you will only need boiled potatoes, cornstarch, salt And parsley. Once the ingredients have been mixed, simply form the croquettes, leave them to rest in the fridge and then fry the cazzilli in boiling oil for a few seconds, until golden. Here’s how to prepare them in a few steps.
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How to prepare Palermo cazzilli
Boil the potatoes until they are soft.
Place them in the potato masher with all the peel and mash them in a bowl.
Season with salt, add the parsley and starch.
Make mini oval-shaped croquettes with your hands and put in the fridge.
Fry the cazzilli in boiling oil: it must cover them all.
Cook for a few seconds, the time for browning.
Palermo cazzilli are ready to be enjoyed.
For preparation you prefer red potatoes because they have a floury texture that will not cause the croquettes to fall apart during cooking. Alternatively choose the old potatoeswhich still have the right consistency for this preparation.
In our recipe we added parsley to the potatoes, but you can also use parsley mintif you prefer.