Yummylicious Japanese Beef Croquettes

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  • Published Jun 24th
  • Ready In30m
  • Servings10
  • Calories239
Yummy Japanese croquettes combine ground beef with mashed potatoes and onions; formed into patties, then coated with panko and deep fried to a golden brown. Absolutely mouth-watering! They make a delicious snack! I prefer to make them in smaller bite-size pieces so it's easier to pick up with fingers. Serve with Tonkatsu sauce available at Japanese stores or major supermarkets.

Yummylicious Japanese Beef Croquettes Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Yummylicious Japanese Beef Croquettes for 10 servings:

  • 3 medium russet potatoes, peeled, and chopped
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 3 onions, chopped
  • 3/4 pound ground beef
  • 4 teaspoons light soy sauce
  • all-purpose flour for coating
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • panko bread crumbs
  • 1/2 cup oil for frying

Yummylicious Japanese Beef Croquettes Cooking Instructions

  • Prep10m
  • Cook20m
  • Ready In30m

To cook Yummylicious Japanese Beef Croquettes, you need about 10 minutes of preparation time. The time needed to cook this Yummylicious Japanese Beef Croquettes is about 20 minutes , and you can serve your Yummylicious Japanese Beef Croquettes within 30 minutes . The following are the steps to cook Yummylicious Japanese Beef Croquettes easily:

  1. 1 Add potatoes to a large pot of salted water, and bring to a boil; cook until tender, about 15 minutes. Drain, pour potatoes into a large bowl. Stir in butter, and mash with a fork or potato masher. Set aside.
  2. 2 Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Stir in onions, and cook until soft. Stir in beef and soy sauce. Cook, stirring continuously, until beef is browned and all the liquid is evaporated. Combine beef and onions with potatoes, and stir well.
  3. 3 Heat 1/2 cup oil in a deep skillet or wok over medium-high heat.
  4. 4 Shape potato and beef mixture into 10 similar-size balls, and flatten into patties. Dredge patties in flour. Then dip in egg, and coat with panko bread crumbs. Carefully place patties into oil, and fry until golden brown on each side.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 239 calories; 13.9 grams of fat; 20.4 grams of carbohydrates; 9.6 grams of protein; 69 milligrams of cholesterol; 196 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Dec 31st 2010

    Tasty! I had a problem getting them to stay together, but still good!

  2. Jul 31st 2008

    This is a good basic recipe for croquettes. I grew up eating these as my Japanese mom taught us to use chopsticks before a fork! The only thing I would suggest is to not use flour just dre ...

  3. Apr 8th 2008

    my grandmother inlaw makes these and they are extremely good. A few tips for some of the people who didn't think it held up well. Before breading the croquettes chill them for an hour and al ...

  4. Feb 6th 2008

    I loved these. We did use a lot less onion than in the recipe, only about a half of a large onion, but I'm not very fond of a strong onion taste. They didn't taste very Japanese to me, but ...

  5. Jan 30th 2008

    This is a way better recipe than the one I made before. These actually turned out, my other ones tasted just like potato pancakes, no flavor at all!

  6. Jan 14th 2008

    My suggestions:1. Fully caramelize the onions 2. Mix ground beef with seasoning, such as pinch of salt, steak seasoning, garlic powder, parsley3. Cook ground beef with onions4. Mix toge ...

  7. Dec 11th 2007

    I make these without soy sauce, but add white pepper and salt to the potato mixture. I, for one, love these with the tonkatsu sauce and fresh cabbage. I used to ask for these for my birthd ...

  8. Oct 17th 2006

    I like it ... a lot. It is the crunch that makes it quite yummylicious.

  9. Mar 7th 2006

    Yum! Nice and soft and lighter than meatballs. I'd probably add a bit more soy sauce or something else for a little more kick next time. Ginger? Red pepper flakes or chili sauce? I'll try! ...