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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
References in classic literature ?
Manson Mingott's, and with the added satisfaction of knowing they would get hot canvas-back ducks and vintage wines, instead of tepid Veuve Clicquot without a year and warmed-up croquettes from Philadelphia.
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.
Divide between four plates or bowls and top each one with an egg croquette.
Menu includes Salt Cod Croquette With Aoli; Grilled Zucchini Salad With Roquefort Cheese, Walnuts and Banyuls Vinaigrette; Braised Pork Shoulder With Fennel, Peppers and Olives or Fish and Shellfish Stew With Tomato, Chilies and Garlic over Saffron Rice; Basque Sheep's Milk Cheese With Cherries; and Custard-Filled Cake With Apricot Compote.
His appetizer featured a croquette made of dried cod imported from Italy, while his pasta was topped with spicy salami unique to the Venetian district.
The starter included the delightfully-named lumpia bogor - spring roll filled with bean sprouts and vegetables, frikadel which is a beef and potato croquette and sayap ayam, chicken wings served with sweet and sour sauce.
After sipping sparkling Spanish cava in the grand salon, the guests sat down to the first of eight courses, quinoa croquette with fresh anchovy and saffron aioli.
Beckers wanted to improve performance of the package for its Vleeskroketten, a microwave home version of the meat-filled croquette that is featured as a deep fried snack at 'frituur-style' take-away shops in many European countries," explained John McDonnell, Graphic Packaging's microwave product marketing manager.
These are normal, everyday croquette potatoes using the Bisto branding.
Taking inspiration from the railway location and the old import and export trade, the menu featured dishes such as a coffee and treacle infused ham hock, confit duck leg and egg ravioli, beer braised daube of beef with a langoustine bisque sauce and a Secret Diners Club twist on fish and chips; cod loin, crispy cod skin, shrimp, salt cod and pancetta croquette.