Everyone loves potatoes, [Korokke].
The sweetness of the potatoes adds to the simple flavor of this Japanese Korokke. The meat and onions are fried in butter and well seasoned, so it is delicious even without the sauce. Shapes and sizes are flexible.
Japanese croquettes are called Korokke and the classic style is made of mashed potatoes mixed with ground beef and onion. The flat oval-shape patties are breaded with light and airy panko breadcrumbs and deep-fried till golden brown and crispy.
Ingredients （4 Servings）
- 2 pieces(1.3 lb.) potatoes
- 1/2 pieces onion
- 7 oz. ground beef
- 1 TBSP butter
- 1/2 TSP salt
- some black pepper
- 1 TBSP sugar
- 1 TBSP soy sauce
- Batter ( 6 TBSP flour / 1egg / 4 TBSP water / 3 oz bread crumbs)
- As needed Fried Oil
- As needed Bull-Dog Tonkatsu sauce
① Finely chop the onions.Heat a frying pan and grind butter Add salt, pepper, sugar, and soy sauce.Add ground meat.Wipe off any excess oil.Add salt, pepper, sugar, and soy sauce.
Turn off the heat, spread out and let cool.
② Peel potatoes and cut into 1 cm thick half moons.Place in a heatproof bowl.Microwave for about 6 minutes.
③ While the potatoes are hot, mash and let the steam escape. Mix with fried onions and ground meat. Divide into 8 to 10 equal portions. Make an oval shape.Resting and cooling down the patties.
④ Add water and flour to the eggs and mix well to make a batter liquid.
⑤ Spread the batter liquid and coat with bread crumbs. Place in the refrigerator for 15 minutes.（Check on YouTube!)
⑥ Heat oil to 350F and fry for about 5 minutes. Deep-fry until golden brown.
📌 Cool in the refrigerator before frying, and use batter liquid to prevent bursting during frying.
📌 It tastes even better when served with Bulldog Tonkatsu Sauce.
📌 Add onions, carrots, green peppers, etc. for a colorful look.
★ Useful goods
PANKO / TONKATSU SAUCE
You can see recipes in the video as well.⬇️