Wash and scrub under running water. Boil for 30 minutes
or until you can easily insert a wooden pick.
1+1/3 lb. potatoes (about 3 potatoes, 600
1 carrot, peeled
Meanwhile drain and mash:
1 lb. cooked soy beans (450 grams)
Drain boiled potatoes and remove the skin. It should
easily peels off. Mash.
Chop a cooked carrot. Set it aside.
Chop and sauté until slightly caramelized:
1 tablespoon salad oil
1/2 yellow onion
In a large bowl, put together and mix:
mashed soy beans
sauteed yellow onion
1/2 cup frozen green peas or frozen corns or both
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
1 teaspoon salt or to your taste
Make 12 3-inch diameter patties. Coat them generously
with all-purpose flour.
1 cup all-purpose flour
In a separate bowl, whisk:
1/2 cup water (110 cc)
Have panko ready in a pan. (Panko is
Japanese style bread-crumbs which can be purchased at Asian Stores.
You can make your own by coarsely processing white bread loaf in
a food processor. Actually home-made panko makes great croquette.)
Dip one patty at a time into the egg and water mixture and place
it on panko. Coat it on all sides.
about 3 cups panko
Fill a large sauce-pan with salad oil to 1/4 inch
deep or less. Heat to medium-low. Fry both sides until golden yellow.
Serve hot with Kikkoman Tonkatsu Sauce.