Updated: November 06, 2018
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Japanese Croquette Recipe! Let's Try It At Home!

Croquettes are originally a typical French dish, but became a staple in Japanese cuisine! It's light and incredibly tasty! Why not try it at home with this simple recipe!

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Japanese Croquette (コロッケ)

Japanese croquette, or "korokke" is originally a French dish, but is incredibly popular in Japan, both in restaurants and at home. It is typically made with mashed potatoes, minced meat, and corn, but there are tons of variations. Here is a simple recipe you can try at home to compare with the original dish!

Japanese Croquette Recipe

-400g of potatoes (about 5 potatoes)
-Minced beef 120g
-1 medium onion
-1 egg
-10g of butter
-salt & pepper (to taste)
-1/2 tsp of soy sauce

-1 egg
-3 tbsps of flour
-60g of panko (bread crumbs)

-Bulldog sauce 4 tbsps
-Ketchup 2 tbsps

1. Boil the potatoes with the skin.
2. Peel the potatoes while they are still hot and then mash them.
3. Finely chop the onions.
4. Boil eggs until they are hard. Take off the egg white and chop it.
5. In a frying pan, on medium heat, heat the butter. Once the butter has melted, add the minced meat, and then the onions.
6. Once the onions have lost their water content, add the salt & pepper and the soy sauce.
7. Mix the potatoes, meat, onions, and eggs. You can also add salt & pepper to taste.
8. Form the mix into oval shapes.
9. Mix the flour and egg.
10. Dip the mixture into the egg and flour mix and cover in breadcrumbs.
11. Set aside for 10 minutes.
12. In a fryer set at 170℃, fry the croquettes for about 3 minutes, or until they have a nice golden color.
13. Take out the croquettes and place them on a rack to get rid of the excess oil.
14. Serve on a plate and cover with sauce.
15. Enjoy!

And There You Have It!

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Lili Wanderlust
I love travelling and discovering new cuisines. Japan has a panoply of local dishes to try. I also love yoga, coffee, reading, and cycling.

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