Taro Croquettes

Eating taro increases immunity,

I highly recommend this vegetable especially now as it is in season!

You can get taro in Japanese or Chinese grocery stores.

Ingredients (15-20 pieces, Serves 5) :

8 Taro (peeled and cut half)

1/2 Onion (minced)

200g Ground Beef

1/4 cup sliced Scallion

Salt & Pepper

1 tsp Bouillon Paste

1tbsp Soy Sauce

1/2 cup Flour

2 Eggs

3-4cups Panko (Japanese bread crumbs)

Vegetable Oil (for deep frying)

1,Put the taro in to the boiling water. Cook until a skewer goes through the taro.

2, Drain the water and mash the taro with masher.

3, Heat 2 tbsp of oil In a skillet and sauté the minced onion and ground beef.

4, Add s&p, soy sauce, bouillon paste and sliced scallions to 3.

5, Put 4 in the mashed taro and mix well together.

6, Make 15-20 (pingpong ball sized) balls with hands.

7, Coat with flour, then beaten eggs, and Panko.

8, Heat deep frying oil to 350-375F and fry until bolden brown. Be careful not to burst the croquette.

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