Baked Kabocha Squash Croquettes

Baked Kabocha Squash Croquettes

These are healthy and delicious Kabocha squash croquettes.
The sweetness of kabocha squash really goes well with the fragrant breadcrumbs of black sesame seeds. These are non-fried and delicious even cold!

Ingredients: 2 servings

Kabocha squash
1 (small)
Sliced ham
Frozen mixed vegetables
3 tablespoons
Soy milk (regular milk will do if you don't have soy milk)
1 1/2 tablespoons
30 g
Vegetable oil
1 tablespoon
Black sesame seeds
To taste
Plain flour
To taste


1. Mix the panko and vegetable oil well and pan fry until golden brown.
2. Add some black sesame seeds and transfer to a plate to let it cool down.
3. Cut the kabocha in half and remove the seeds and fibres surrounding them. Wrap it in plastic wrap and microwave for 3 minutes (600 W). Flip it over and microwave for another 2 and a half minutes.
4. Scoop the yellow part of the kabocha and mash it with a folk.
5. Add the sliced ham cut into 1 cm squares, mixed frozen vegetables, and soy milk. Sprinkle some salt and pepper.
6. Form into croquette shapes and coat them with the flour, eggs, and panko from Step 2 in this order.
7. Cook them in an oven for about 10 minutes at 200°C.
8. Done!

Story Behind this Recipe

Delicious croquettes with the natural sweetness of kabocha.
Make a lot and use leftovers for the lunch box the next day.