croquette

Definitions:

  • A small cake of minced food, such as poultry, vegetables, or fish, that is usually coated with bread crumbs and fried in deep fat.
  • A mass of finely minced and seasoned meat or fish (or rice, potato, etc.) made into a small ball or other regular form, and fried crisp and brown.
  • A ball of minced meat, fowl, rice, vegetables, or other ingredients, often in a thick white sauce, highly seasoned, breaded, and fried.
  • Minced, cooked, <xref>food</xref> (usually <xref>meat</xref> or <xref>vegetables</xref>), which is fried in deep fat and sometimes sprinkled with <xref>bread</xref> <xref>crumbs</xref>.
  • minced cooked meats (or vegetables) in thick white sauce; breaded and deep-fried
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