American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A small cake of minced food, such as poultry, vegetables, or fish, that is usually coated with bread crumbs and fried in deep fat.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A mass of finely minced and seasoned meat or fish (or rice, potato, etc.) made into a small ball or other regular form, and fried crisp and brown.
- n. Minced, cooked, food (usually meat or vegetables), which is fried in deep fat and sometimes sprinkled with bread crumbs.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Cookery) A ball of minced meat, fowl, rice, vegetables, or other ingredients, often in a thick white sauce, highly seasoned, breaded, and fried.
- n. minced cooked meats (or vegetables) in thick white sauce; breaded and deep-fried
- From French croquer ("to crunch"). (Wiktionary)
- French, from croquer, to crunch. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“The croquette, which is served with many of the available brunch items until 3 p.m. on Sundays, was a deep-fried, golden round of creamy mashed potatoes.”
“Spellers were tripped up on words such as croquette, mahi-mahi, klompen and cadenza.”
“To start there is a crumbly biscuit of aged cheddar with a dollop of broccoli purée, followed by a fingernail-sized deep-fried croquette of smoked eel with an intense pommes purée.”
“A trio of lamb chops with properly crisp ribbons of fat probably didn't need the company of a croquette the size of a hockey puck made from long, slow-braised shoulder, but we weren't sorry to see it there, or for that matter the bronzed disc of boulangerie potatoes.”
“But we were served one tiny fish croquette type thing and a few chips.”
“Halloumi sandwiches with homemade half-wholemeal buns, lettuce, onion and tomato, and a marble box of falafel, croquette balls, brussel sprouts and a cherry tomato.”
“My favourites are their baked veggies - lots of potato, asparagus and carrot - and their Hokkaido Danshaku potato croquette, which are wonderfully soft and creamy.”
“O troféu era um pires com um croquette em realidade aumentada.”
“The trophy was an augmented reality croquette on a plate.”
“But a dish like the foie gras tasting — four separate preparations (terrine with dried figs and toasted ginger bread; custard with green lentils and grilled zucchini; seared, with duck glaze and fruit marmalade; croquette with trevicchio purée), by being divided into four compartments, organizes your sensations, and adds up to an awe-inspiring and analytic tribute to the most overused expensive ingredient of all.”
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