Chinese-Style Pork Croquettes

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Real Food Kids Will Love: Over 100 simple and delicious recipes for toddlers and up

By Annabel Karmel

Published 2018

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Introduce your children to a taste of oriental food with my Chinese-style croquettes. Serve them on their own as a finger-food favourite or team with stir-fried veggies for a complete meal. If you prefer, you can make the croquettes with minced chicken instead of pork.


  • 3 tbsp sunflower oil
  • 4–5 spring onions, thinly sliced
  • 75 g/


Heat 1 tablespoon of the oil in a frying pan over a medium heat, add the onions and carrot and fry for 2–3 minutes until softened. Add the pork and fry for about 4 minutes until browned, breaking up the mince with a wooden spoon. Add the garlic, soy sauce, mirin and plum sauce and fry for a further