Beef and Carrot Croquettes

AJI-GINISA® Flavor Seasoning Mix


Carrot & Gabi Mixture
  • 2 cups (300g) Carrots, peeled & cut into cubes, boiled & mashed
  • 2 cups (300g) Gabi, peeled & cut into cubes, boiled & mashed
  • 1 pack (8g) AJI-GINISA® Flavor Seasoning Mix
  • 1/2 cup (50g) All-purpose flour
  • 2 Tbsps. (30g) Cornstarch
Beef Mixture
  • 1 Tbsp. (15ml) Vegetable oil
  • 1 cup (100g) Onion, minced
  • 3 Tbsps. (30g) Garlic, minced
  • 2 Tbsps. (20g) Celery, minced
  • 1/4 kilo (250g) Ground beef
  • 1/4 cup (80g) Red bell pepper, minced
  • 1 1/2 Tbsps. (25g) Tomato paste
  • 1/2 tsp. (2.5g) Salt, coarse
  • 1/2 tsp. (2.5g) Ground black pepper
  • 3/4 cup (75g) Cheddar cheese, grated
  • 1/2 cup (50g) All-purpose flour
  • 2 pcs. (100g) Egg
  • 1/4 cup (75g) Breadcrumbs
  • 3 cups (750ml) Cooking oil, for frying


  1. MIX. In a bowl, combine carrots, gabi, AJI-GINISA®, flour, and cornstarch. Mix well then set aside.
  2. SAUTÉ. In a pan, heat oil. Sauté onion and garlic. Add celery and beef then cook until browned. Add bell pepper, tomato paste, salt, and pepper. Cook for 1 minute. Drain excess oil and let cool. Mix in grated cheese. Set aside.
  3. SHAPE. Divide both mixtures into 14 portions each. Wrap one portion of beef mixture using one portion of carrot & gabi mixture then form into a ball. Cover with cling wrap then chill for 20 minutes.
  4. DREDGE & DEEP-FRY. Dredge croquettes with flour, egg, then breadcrumbs. In a pot, heat oil on low heat. Deep-fry croquettes until golden brown.

Cooking Tips

To make a cheesier version for special occasions, serve the croquettes topped with more grated cheese or substitute the cheddar cheese with cubed mozzarella or grated queso de bola.

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ajinomoto cooking_time  Cooking Time: 1 hour and 40 minutes ajinomoto prep_time  Preparation: 20 minutes ajinomoto servings  Servings: 7 ajinomoto size  Serving size: 2 pcs. Beef and Carrot Croquettes (146g)

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*with rice and fruit

Good to Know Nutrition Facts

Meal Serving Idea: 2 pcs. Beef and Carrot Croquettes, 1 cup boiled rice, 1 pc. Chico

Beef and carrots are rich sources of Vitamin A which helps in keeping the skin, eyesight and immune system healthy.


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