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panko Syllabification: pank·o
Pronunciation: /ˈpaNGkō/

Definition of panko in English:


(In Japanese cooking) breadcrumbs with a light, flaky texture, typically used as a coating for fried or baked food: a piece of plump Chilean sea bass remained moist under a light crusting of panko
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  • Sprinkle some panko on a plate and place one side of each crab cake in the crumbs.
  • To make the crab cakes, combine the crabmeat, panko, scallions, and 1/2 cup of the aioli.
  • You can use cracker crumbs, bread crumbs, or panko, but Doyle is going to try ground-up Triscuits, which are made from whole wheat flour.


Japanese pan-ko, from pan 'bread' + ko 'flour, powder'.

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