What to do with leftover panko breadcrumbs
Panko breadcrumbs are light and airy and used in Japanese cuisine. Here are some ideas for how to use up leftovers.
delicious. recipes using panko breadcrumbs
- Chicken milanese with crispy potatoes and rocket
- Cauliflower cheese croquettes
- Squash and chestnut wellington
- Vegan katsu curry
Simple ideas to use up leftover panko breadcrumbs
- Crunchy mash topper
Gently fry 1 crushed garlic clove in 1 tbsp olive oil, then add 75g panko breadcrumbs and cook, stirring, until golden. Scatter the garlicky crumbs over mashed potato just before serving for a flavoursome crunch.
- Herby crispy topping
Heat a splash of olive oil in a frying pan and fry a handful of fresh sage leaves until crisp. Remove with a slotted spoon to a plate and add a handful of panko breadcrumbs to the pan. Cook, stirring, until golden, add a crushed garlic clove and cook for 1 minute more. Add a pinch of chilli flakes and a good pinch of salt and pepper. Crumble in the crispy sage, then stir into pasta or use to top white fish.