Creamy Korokke

While checking out some of the bento blogs, I came across this interesting entry about korokke making. From what I have read, korokke is the Japan-ised version of the western croquettes. Our little cherub loves anything that is fried with coated breadcrumbs, so I thought maybe I would try to introduce this to her. It is also a popular item for bentos, but I doubt it would stay crispy that long.


This recipe is from The Japanese Kitchen but I made a few substitutions to it. It was surprisingly simple to make, except for the frying part which is usually a messy business. Instead of using the panko breadcrumbs, I used homemade breadcrumbs which were finer, hence there were no crispy shards on my korokke. The korokkes has a tinge of sweetness on it, which puzzles me as I didn't add any sugar to it. Hmm....

Anyway, once they were out of the fryer, my little cherub couldn't keep her hands off them.

Let's take a smell taste first ...


Let's take a poke now!


Comments

  1. OMG Serene, your bebe is so BIG now! She is such a cutie! Thanks for showing me a recent photo of her! I am not able to download Yahoo messenger onto my work computer =( otherwise, I would try to chat with you. Anyway, I'll keep in touch via email. Take good care! Hugs, Susan from Hawaii

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  2. Hi Susan,
    Good to hear from you. Yes, she is a big girl now, with more growing up still. Kids, they grow so fast! Keep in touch! {{Hugs}}

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