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Croquettes Full of Mushrooms and Sweet Potatoes

Croquettes Full of Mushrooms and Sweet Potatoes

Autumn-coloured croquettes packed with seasonal ingredients. They're fluffy and delicious, especially with the great texture of mushrooms.

Ingredients: 6 pieces

Sweet potato
2, medium sized
Shimeji mushrooms
1/2 bunch
Shiitake mushroom
1
Maitake mushrooms
1/2 bunch
Onion
1/2
Sake
1 tablespoon
Soy sauce
2 tablespoons
Mirin
1 tablespoon
Sugar
1 teaspoon
Salt
a pinch
Pepper
a small amount
Cake flour
as needed
Egg
1
Panko
as needed

Steps

1. Steam the sweet potato in a steamer with the skin still on. If you don't have a steamer, use a pot with a small amount of water, cover with a lid and steam.
2. Finely dice the mushrooms and onion.
3. Coat a pan with vegetable oil and heat the combined mixture of sake, soy sauce, mirin and sugar until it's an even consistency.
4. Peel the potatoes, mash with a fork and mix with ingredients from Step 2. Season with salt and pepper.
5. Round into an oval shape, coat in flour, beaten egg, panko in that order.
6. Deep fry until crisp in 355°F/180℃ oil and it's done!

Story Behind this Recipe

I had to do something with the huge amount of sweet potatoes I received from a potato dig.