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cro·quette

 (krō-kĕt′)
n.
A small cake of minced food, such as poultry, vegetables, or fish, that is usually coated with bread crumbs and fried in deep fat.

[French, from croquer, to crunch.]

croquette

(krəʊˈkɛt; krɒ-)
n
(Cookery) a savoury cake of minced meat, fish, etc, fried in breadcrumbs
[C18: from French, from croquer to crunch, of imitative origin]

cro•quette

(kroʊˈkɛt)

n.
a small cake or ball of minced meat, fish, vegetable, or other food coated with egg and breadcrumbs and deep-fried.
[1700–10; < French, =croqu(er) to crunch (Old French crokier to break, of expressive orig.) + -ette -ette]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.croquette - minced cooked meats (or vegetables) in thick white saucecroquette - minced cooked meats (or vegetables) in thick white sauce; breaded and deep-fried
dish - a particular item of prepared food; "she prepared a special dish for dinner"
Translations
krokettikuorukka
krokett

croquette

[krəʊˈket] N (Culin) → croqueta f

croquette

[krəʊˈkɛt] ncroquette f
potato croquette → croquette f de pomme de terre

croquette

nKrokette f

croquette

[krəʊˈkɛt] n (Culin) → crocchetta
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95), Japanese style vegetable and potato croquettes fried in panko breadcrumbs and served with a fruity brown sauce.
We started with Croquettes de Bacalhau, which is a popular starter in Portugal.
Signature dishes include pastel de carne (light and thin pastry filled with spicy braised beef, smashed avocado & lime), coxinha (smoked chicken croquettes with romesco sauce), and churrasquinho (boneless lamb rib skewer, fennel, apple & peanut slaw).
Seleccion de croquetas These crispy croquettes filled with salted cod with mojorojo dip, blue cheese and truffle or creamy mushroom are proving popular with Amantia's first customers.
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The Croquettes de Poulet (Chicken croquette with lemon, mayonnaise, herb sauce) and Croquettes de Hamour Brandade (Fried hammour croquettes served with tartar sauce) were very palatable and filling.
Having been unexpectedly offered a choice of potato, too, I was lured by the home-cooked croquettes which were every bit as good as the rest.
So to get a taste of all those cultures from various tribes of Africa, try their special sampler containing some of their 'defining' starters - a yummy Central African Pie (Dh40) made of beef rib meat, mushroom & Chicken giblet filling, served with bitter melon salad, a West Coast Grilled Calamari (Dh45), grilled with garlic and rosemary and served on a bed of tomato marinated zucchini ribbons and Ugandan Fish Croquettes (Dh48) made of mackarel and potato that's spiced the traditional Ugandan way before being crumbed and fried and then served with a delectable tomato & onion chutney.
Dishes include Green Tomato Cha Cha (a type of zesty salad), Glazed Turnips with Pearl Onions & Brown Butter, Mackerel Croquettes, Scotch Eggs with Mustard Sauce, Southern Fried Chicken with Cream Gravy, Coconut Christmas Cake, and much more.