a small, rounded or cone-shaped mass of chopped, cooked meat, fish, or vegetables, coated with egg and crumbs and fried in deep fat
Origin of croquetteFrench from croquer, to crunch: see croquis
A small cake of minced food, such as poultry, vegetables, or fish, that is usually coated with bread crumbs and fried in deep fat.
Origin of croquetteFrench from croquer to crunch
From French croquette, from croquer (“to crunch”) + -ette (suffix indicating diminution).