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If You Try Hard And Believe In Yourself, Anything Can Be A Croquette Recipe (PHOTOS)

If you try hard and believe in yourself, everything can be croquette-ized.

We can't think of much that isn't improved by being rolled in bread crumbs and fried. In the right moment, we might eat a shoe rolled in bread crumbs and fried. The genre of food that makes the single best use of this technique is definitely the croquette recipe. Just about every culture on earth has their take on the croquette. In Japan, they call them korokke and use extra-crispy panko bread crumbs for a beautifully crunchy crust. In Italy, there is usually rice involved. In Spain, you'll find your croquetas studded with jamon. And the US? We invented deep-fried mac and cheese, so don't you worry about us.

We rounded up some of our favorite croquette recipes below, from land to sea and everything in between. What's your favorite kind of croquette and where does it come from?

1
Korokke (Japanese Potato Croquette)
The Culinary Chronicles
2
Quinoa, Kale & Cheese Croquettes
Mommyhood's Diary
3
Arancini (Fried Rice Balls)
Bell'Alimento
4
Bacon Korokke
Humble Bean
5
Beef & Potato Korokke Recipe
To Food With Love
6
Beetroot & Goat Cheese Croquettes With Salmorejo
He Needs Food
7
Creamy Crab Croquettes
Just One Cookbook
8
Cauliflower Croquettes
Alley's Recipe Book
9
Oven-Fried Spanish Croquettes
Gimme Some Oven
10
Spiced Carrot Croquettes With Yogurt-Sriracha Sauce
Lynda Balslev
11
Pork & Potato Croquettes
Stephanie Le
12
Sweet Potato Croquettes
White On Rice Couple
13
Greek Salad with Chicken and Feta Croquettes
Annie's Eats
14
Leek-and-Mushroom Croquettes
Joseph de Leo
15
Italian Rice Croquettes
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