Definitions

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  • n. A Cuban croquette, usually made of ham, beef, chicken, or fish, and generally based on flour rather than potatoes.

Etymologies

Spanish (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The one spot where the fireworks of the band matched the explosion on the plate was the chicken chorizo croquetas ($10) On the surface, with a croqueta being a deep fried savory doughnut, you think, what's not to love?

    Serious Eats

  • Based on this croqueta alone, the live music = bad restaurant rule of eating out has currently been tabled for reconsideration.

    Serious Eats

  • There are a variety of ceviches to start with, plus "Latin tapas" such as a lamb taco, a beef pupusa, a pumpkin-goat cheese croqueta, the last a "must-try," according to one Rater.

    Chicago Reader

  • I ordered a croqueta de papa (whatever that meant).

    TravelPod.com Recent Updates

  • One item on the menu that doesn't/didn't sell: Roasted rabbit loin with a terrine of smoked rabbit belly and a croqueta of braised rabbit with pumpkin, pumpkin seeds and dried chili/fruit sauce.

    ajc.com - News

  • All I know is when that happens I can’t understand him at all, except for a few words like amigo, cerveza, and croqueta.

    To Fetch a Thief

  • I’d never been to the gorgeous city and had fantasies of sitting at a wine bar, glass of Malbec in one hand and a croqueta de pollo in the other.

    Tuna Toast

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