Japanese Croquettes

Japanese Croquettes

No Photo

Have you made this?

 Share your own photo!

Vickie Parks

By
@Northwestgal

Potato croquettes, called Korokke in Japan, are popular throughout Japan. There are many different versions of croquettes that can include shrimp, crab or other ingredients. But this recipe is for a basic potato croquette that's a good place to start when making croquettes. Then you can start adding other ingredients as you get comfortable with the recipe and want to try different variations.

Rating:

☆☆☆☆☆ 0 votes

Serves:
4
Prep:
40 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Deep Fry

Ingredients

  • 5 medium
    potatoes (about 1 3/4 pounds)
  • 1 Tbsp
    unsalted butter
  • 1 small
    onion, chopped
  • 1/4 lb
    ground beef
  • 1/4 lb
    ground pork
  • ·
    salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1/4 tsp
    curry powder
  • 1/4 c
    all-purpose flour
  • 1 large
    egg, beaten
  • 2 c
    panko (or plain bread crumbs)
  • ·
    oil, for frying
  • 3 Tbsp
    tonkatsu sauce (or spicy ketchup or bbq sauce)

How to Make Japanese Croquettes

Step-by-Step

  1. Boil potatoes 20 to 30 minutes or until soft inside. Remove skin, and mash the potatoes.
  2. Heat butter in a skillet, then sauté onion in the melted butter for 3 minutes. Add beef and pork, and cook about 3 minutes or until no pink remains in the meats.
  3. In a bowl, mix mashed potato, cooked meats, salt, pepper and curry powder. Shape into croquettes or oval balls, about the size and shape of a small potato.
  4. Sprinkle flour on both sides of each croquette, then roll in the beaten egg, then cover with panko crumbs.
  5. Heat oil to to 375°F (190°C), and fry the croquettes until golden brown, about 2 minutes each side. Transfer fried croquettes to a platter.
  6. Spoon a little tonkatsu sauce (or spicy ketchup or BBQ sauce) on each croquette, and serve.

Printable Recipe Card

About Japanese Croquettes

Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: Japanese
Hashtags: #croquettes #Korokke



Leave a Comment

18 Snacks To Make Dad

18 Snacks To Make Dad


If you don’t have access to a grill to host a Father’s Day cookout, you can still show dad how much you care. How? By preparing a smorgasbord of snacks catered to dad. Does Dad enjoy eating meat? How about sausage stuffed crescent rolls or skillet chicken nachos? Dad the king of cheesy jokes? Enjoy […]

13 Recipes To Make in Your Smoker This Summer

13 Recipes To Make in Your Smoker This Summer


Recently, smokers have risen in popularity. They are an investment, though. So if you own one, it’s worth using it as much as possible. We know it’s good for ribs and a pork roast, but you can light the smoker for other recipes too. From appetizers to the main meal, sides, and desserts, there’s a […]

22 Cheers-Worthy Summer Cocktails

22 Cheers-Worthy Summer Cocktails


Get your shakers, blenders, and ice-makers ready! These cheers-worthy summer cocktails are the refreshing drink you need to beat the heat. No matter your drink of choice, we have a tasty adult beverage that’s sure to have you reaching for your cocktail glasses. Margaritas, mojitos, mint juleps, and a plethora of cocktails that don’t start […]