Most of the meat in Japanese markets are pre-sliced, and with the pre-sliced meats Japanese housewives become very creative with “meat rolls”. By substituting various ingredients, it’s easy to develop different varieties of textures and taste. Other popular rolls include bacon and enoki mushroom. Let me know what’s your creation!
Korokke (Japanese Croquette) is by far my favorite food that my mom makes. Every time I go back to my home in Japan, or when my mom visits us, I always request her to cook Korokke for me. My mom makes her Korokke without recipes so this is my original recipe that I have developed over the past years, learning from both my mom’s method and adjusting the taste and texture to my preference. The Japanese usually enjoy Korokke with Tonkatsu sauce but the Taiwanese use ketchup. Try both and let me know what’s your preference.