Creamy Bacon and Kabocha Squash Croquettes

Creamy Bacon and Kabocha Squash Croquettes

Creamy soft kabocha squash croquettes with the juiciness of bacon.

Ingredients: 3 servings

Kabocha squash
Bacon (block)
100 g
● Salt and pepper
a small amount of each
● Soy sauce
1 teaspoon
● Honey
1/2 teaspoon
As needed
As needed
As needed


1. Peel the kabocha squash randomly and cut into bite sized pieces. Put into a heatproof container, cover loosely with plastic wrap and microwave for about 5 minutes until tender. Mash.
2. Finely chop the bacon and onion.
3. Put the bacon and onion in a frying pan and stir fry until soft. Wipe out the excess fat in the pan, add the ● ingredients and continue stir frying.
4. Add the stir fried ingrediens to the mashed kabocha squash and mix well. Form into patties.
5. Coat in flour, beaten egg and panko, and deep fry in 170°C oil until golden brown.

Story Behind this Recipe

I made these creamy juicy croquettes for my husband, who says it's hard to eat dense, floury croquettes.