Japanese Croquette


I made Japanese croquettes yesterday! It seemed my husband and his parents liked them a lot so I share my recipe! I made some small ones too for my husband’s bento for this week, but someone who really loved my croquettes fished them too – their lovely dog, Bruce!haha


Japanese Croquette


[Ingredients] for 4 people


Japanese croquettes

  • Big or medium potatoes 3-4
  • Carrot 1
  • Pork/beef/ chicken mince 120g
  • Onion 1/2
  • 5-7 table spoons of soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoons of sugar
  • 2 tablespoons of sake(white wine)
  • 2 tablespoons of mirin
  • A bit of salt
  • Egg 1
  • breadcrumb
  • Flour


[How to make it]

  1. Cook potatoes in boiling water. Mash the potatoes in a bowl.
  2. Finely chop a carrot and onions.
  3. Stir fry the carrot, onion and pork mince in a frying pan.


    stir fried pork mince, onion and carrot.

  4. Add soy sauce, sugar, sake and mirin.
  5. Taste it and add salt only if you need. It should taste a bit strong because after this process you will add it into mashed potatoes.
  6. Add 5 into the mashed potato from 1.
  7. Make patty.
  8. Make three bowls of flour, beaten egg and breadcrumb.
  9. Put the patty into flour, beaten egg and breadcrumb (follow this order!).
  10. Deep fry the patty in the oil (160-170 degrees is prefered)


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