Multiple Grind Sizes, Endless Uses
Upper Crust Enterprises Authentic Japanese Panko bread crumb is a sliver shaped crumb providing a delicate crispiness. Available in many size grinds for endless menu applications.
Extra Large PankoExtra large panko is popular in American-style restaurants on onion rings, vegetables and on poultry. Great size when you are looking for a big plate presentation wow factor. GMO Free, Trans Fat Free and also available in All Natural.
Large PankoLarge size panko is our most popular Panko grind size, It is the most universal size and used by all types of restaurants from authentic Japanese to American and everything in between. GMO Free, Trans Fat Free and also available in All Natural.
Medium PankoMedium Panko is used for crab cakes, as stuffing filler in Ravioli, as a mix in for meatballs and as a final coating when a more delicate look is required. GMO Free, Trans Fat Free and also available in All Natural.
Fine PankoFine Panko is used to replace fine grind American or Italian breadcrumbs, but the fine grind Panko will deliver a better crispy texture and will not clump. It is also great as a mix in for sausages, meatloaf, or as a coating for small delicate products like thin cut onion rings or croquettes. GMO Free, Trans Fat Free and also available in All Natural.
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Fried Panko Shrimp on Skewer
For best results –
- Dust the food or vegetable in DRY Upper Crust Tempura Batter mix and shake off excess.
- Dip in prepared Tempura Batter made with water or other liquid such as beer, club soda, etc.
- Generously roll in Upper Crust Enterprises Panko breadcrumbs. The coated product can be pre-staged and prepared ahead of time and stored in the refrigerator.
- Deep fry in hot oil - 350° until done.
For a lighter, healthier flavor, bake the coated product in a 350° oven. When baking drizzle a small amount of oil on top prior to baking, this will provide a golden brown color to the baked Panko.
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Panko as a Breading
Upper Crust Enterprises Authentic Japanese Panko is versatile and can be used as a breading or coating on a wide variety of products:
- Chicken, beef and pork
- Fish and shrimp
- Crab cakes
- Cheese sticks
- Stuffed jalapenos
- Onion rings
- Zucchini and other vegetables
- Fried Ice cream
- Apple slices
- Pineapple slices
Panko as a Stuffing or Topping
Try Upper Crust Enterprises Authentic Japanese Panko in a stuffing or as a topping to bring a light texture to your favorite recipes.
As a stuffing in:
- Crab Cakes
- Mushroom caps
- Beefsteak tomatoes
- Stuffed peppers
- Turkey & Chicken
Or as a topping on:
- Baked Salmon or Halibut
- Baked stuffed shrimp
- Salads instead of croutons
- Pork chops or chicken breasts
- Salmon fillets and crab
- Mac & Cheese
Instead of using standard bread crumbs substitute Upper Crust Enterprise Panko bread crumbs, your guests will be pleasantly surprised with the results.Request samples
Panko Topped Mac & Cheese
To use Japanese bread crumbs as a crispy top crusting for fish, just lightly mix Panko with olive oil or melted butter, Parmesan cheese, lemon pepper, and garlic, until it’s texture is like wet sand. Gently press seasoned Panko mixture on top of salmon or halibut and bake at 350º until done. The result is a crispy-top crusted fish that was easy and customer pleasing.
To make a salad topping, sauté Panko in oil or butter until brown and toasted, add parmesan cheese, Italian seasoning, garlic powder and black pepper. Set aside and use as needed to add crispiness to salads, pasta or vegetables.
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Fried Coconut Panko Bananas
Just mix Panko bread crumbs with melted butter, sugar and cinnamon and you have a light and crispy topping which does not overpower or weigh down your desserts. Upper Crust Japanese Panko will bring a crispy texture to all your deserts.
For something extra special, try our new Caribbean Coconut Panko. A blend of Panko, premium unsweetened coconut flakes, sugar and a touch of rum flavor. Excellent as a dessert topping or coating.
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Panko as a Dessert Topping
Try Upper Crust Enterprises Authentic Panko as a dessert topping to add spice and crunch to:
- Cobblers instead of oatmeal
- Fruit crisps and cookie bars
- Pies instead of pastry dough
- Crumb cakes and coffee cakes
- Add to cookie dough
Coconut Panko and Coconut Batter mix are great as a coating for:
- Fried ice cream
- Crispy Fried Bananas
- Apple pie bites
Panko as an Extender or Enhancer
Try Upper Crust Enterprises Authentic Panko as an extender or enhancer in:
- Crab Cakes
- Au gratin dishes
- On top of Lasagne
- Burger patties
- Pizza crust
- Homemade sausage
Panko Oatmeal Cookies
Compared to standard bread crumbs, Upper Crust Gourmet Japanese Panko provides a unique texture and will not clump or get soggy. Replace your standard crumbs with Panko and surprise your guests with a light texture they will enjoy.
To create an easy to use top crusting for mac & cheese, or casseroles, just blend Panko with melted butter until well coated and add your favorite spices. Spoon Panko mixture on top and bake. It is that easy.
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|00029||00890749001310||Japanese Panko - Cash & Carry Packaging||Extra Large||6-24oz bags|
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|00420||00890749001099||Japanese Panko - Crispy Bite||Medium||20 lb bag|
|00435||00890749001623||Japanese Panko - Crispy Bite||Fine||35 lb bag|
|00120||00890749001365||ALL NATURAL Japanese Panko||Extra Large||20 lb bag|
|00110||00890749001839||ALL NATURAL Japanese Panko||Extra Large||10 lb bag|
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|00124||00890749001655||ALL NATURAL Japanese Panko||Medium||20 lb bag|
|00135||00890749001853||ALL NATURAL Japanese Panko||Fine||35 lb bag|
|00120T||00890749001716||ALL NATURAL Japanese Panko - TOASTED BROWN||Extra Large||20 lb bag|
|01005||00890749001143||NAMA Japanese Panko - Tender & Crispy||Large||4-5 lb bags|
|01932||00890749001637||NAMA Japanese Panko - Tender & Crispy||2X Large||8-4 lb bags|
|01916||00890749001266||NAMA Japanese Panko - Tender & Crispy||3X Large||4-4 lb bags|
|01925||00890749001662||NAMA Japanese Panko - Tender & Crispy||2X Large||25 lb case|