Japanese Food 100 – #41 Korokke

Korokke, Japanese food

Korokke is a western-influenced Japanese food.
This deep fried dish was originally a French dish, the croquette being introduced to Japan in the early 1900s.

Korokke is made by mixing cooked minced cooked meat, seafood or vegetables with mashed potato with seasoning, covering with flour, eggs, and breadcrumbs.

After being deep fried, Crispy Korokke is usually served with Japanese thick Worcester sauce.

Popular style Korokke are not only simple mushed potato Korokke, but also white source Korokke such as white source with shrimp Korokke, mushed pumpkin Korokke instead of potatoes or Korokke which is seasoning with curry.

Also, at many bakeries, you can find “Korokke Pan”, which is Korroke sandwich and is very popular.