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Rice Croquette (Vegetarian)


Today I introduce you to “Rice Croquette”. It is delicious, easy and a great dish for potluck party! Also kids will love it!!

Make creamy white sauce.


Mix steamed rice, the white sauce and cheese.


Batter with flour, egg, and bread crumbs.


Fry about 2 minutes.


The outside of the croquette is crunchy and the inside is cheesy and smooth!


If you want, you can serve with your favorite tomato sauce. That would make the croquette look and taste great!!

{Ingredients (makes about 20 croquettes)}

3 cups Steamed Rice
(Recommended Rice)Nishiki Premium Rice
(Recommended Brown Rice)Tamanishiki Super Premium Brown Rice

3 Tbsp. Flour (total)

1 Tbsp. Butter or Margarine

1 cup Milk

1 cup Shredded Cheese (any kind)

2 eggs

½ cup Bread Crumbs
(Recommended Panko)PANKO BREAD CRUMBS

Vegetable Oil for frying

Salt and Pepper

Onion Powder, Garlic Powder (to taste)

Detailed and visual instructions can be found in the recipe PDF: Rice Croquette


Author: fravitch

We have two blogs: One is a recipe blog "Your Home for Homemade Japanese Food". Another is about my husband's book "Accidental Samurai".

26 thoughts on “Rice Croquette (Vegetarian)

  1. This looks so tempting.

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  2. I’d love to try that! Inspired!

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  3. Yum! I’m definitely going to give these a try 🙂

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  5. I’m adding this to my to-do list!

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  8. Hello, I’m your new reader. I’m an Indonesian who likes japanese food.
    I love reading your articles. I’m not good enough at cooking, but I just found that your recipe is look simple enough, and I’m adding it to my list. 😀
    Hope you always sharing.

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  9. Hi there! This looks so good! Is it okay to link this post for a future post of mine as part of my “home cooking challenge of 2020?” I am trying out 12 new recipes, one for each month. You can learn more about the challenge on my blog post here:

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