Recipe: Tasty Japanese Potato and Beef Croquette

Japanese Potato and Beef Croquette.

Japanese Potato and Beef Croquette You can cook Japanese Potato and Beef Croquette using 14 ingredients and 10 steps. Here is how you cook that.

Ingredients of Japanese Potato and Beef Croquette

  1. You need 500 g of Potato.
  2. It's 250 g of Minced Beef (or Pork).
  3. It's 1 of Onion.
  4. It's 2 tbsp of Soy sauce.
  5. You need 1 tbsp of Mirin.
  6. Prepare 1 tbsp of Sake.
  7. You need 1 tbsp of Sugar.
  8. It's 3 tbsp of Double Cream.
  9. You need of Salt, Pepper, Ground Nutmeg.
  10. It's 1 of Egg.
  11. It's 2 tbsp of Water.
  12. It's 1 tbsp of Plain Flour.
  13. You need of Panko (bread crumbs).
  14. Prepare of Oil (for flying).

Japanese Potato and Beef Croquette step by step

  1. Wash the potatoes well, wrap each of them with cling film and heat in the microwave for 6-7 minutes, till the center is well cooked..
  2. Remove the film and skin. This is easily done by making a slit in the potato, cover it with kitchen paper and pulling off the skin. Mash with a masher or folk. Season with soy sauce, mirin, sake, sugar. Add double cream and mix well..
  3. Chop the onions..
  4. Oil a pan and saute the minced beef. Take it out on to a plate/bowl..
  5. Use the same pan to saute the onion till golden. Put back the beef and season with salt, pepper and nutmeg. Remove from heat and spread them out on a plate/tray to cool..
  6. Add the above in to the mashed and seasoned potato. Mix lightly..
  7. Spread it out on a tray and divide them with a knife in to 12 portions. Shape each portion in a oval shape..
  8. Mix the egg, water and flour in a bowl. Dip each croquette in the mixture and then role it in a plate of panko..
  9. Heat ample amount of oil in a pan to 200℃. Make sure the oil is hot enough (low temperature will cause the croquettes to burst)..
  10. Use a turner to gently place each croquette in the oil, fly for only one minute on each side. 200℃ is about the temperature to make a crisp golden croquette with in this time..