Panko is a unique bread crumb that is used in many Japanese dishes as a coating for baked and fried foods. Panko has become popular in all types of menus because of it’s versatility in the kitchen. It adds a light crispy texture to coated items and it is frequently used as a top crusting,

Upper Crust Enterprises is an American company and our story is uniquely American.  We’re a company founded in California by the sons of Japanese immigrants. Our origins are in post-war California.  It was 1955.  After the war, Masashi Kawaguchi, a successful entrepreneur and Japanese-American internment company survivor, founded Fishking Processors (Mrs. Friday’s fish company) and

Upper Crust Enterprises, Inc. shares the history, making and uses for their traditional Japanese Panko Bread Crumbs and Tempura Batter Mix. Chapters: History of Panko, Our Process, Who is Upper Crust, Menu Applications. Learn how to make: Chicken Katsu or Tonkatsu, Award-Winning Onion Rings, and Top Crusted Crispy Baked Chicken or Fish.

De-glaze fish (Cod, Pollock or Halibut) by rinsing in cold water and cut in strips. Dust fish in DRY Upper Crust Tempura Batter mix (code 07230) seasoned with Lemon Pepper, and Red Pepper powder shaking off excess. Dip in prepared Tempura batter made with beer instead of water and seasoned with lemon pepper and Red

Menu Secrets from Our Kitchen – quick and easy menu application ideas from Upper Crust Enterprises. Remember use only Authentic Japanese Panko bread crumbs and Tempura batter from Upper Crust Enterprises in your kitchen.

Menu Secrets from Our Kitchen – quick and easy menu application ideas from Upper Crust Enterprises. Remember use only Authentic Japanese Panko bread crumbs and Tempura batter from Upper Crust Enterprises in your kitchen.

Menu Secrets from Our Kitchen – quick and easy menu application ideas from Upper Crust Enterprises. Remember use only Authentic Japanese Panko bread crumbs and Tempura batter from Upper Crust Enterprises in your kitchen.

Menu Secrets from Our Kitchen – quick and easy menu application ideas from Upper Crust Enterprises. Remember use only Authentic Japanese Panko bread crumbs and Tempura batter from Upper Crust Enterprises in your kitchen.

Coconut Panko Crusted Brownies — A unique twist to a classic brownie. It will surprise your customers with a crispy texture to the soft chewy brownie. This recipe was made by accident but we are glad we did it because the flavor is fantastic. The recipe is so simple, and the crispy Panko crumb will

Panko Oatmeal Raisin Cookies — You will be surprised at what Panko can bring to your cookie recipe. Fresh made cookies only last 1 or 2 days before they start to dry out and crumble. But with Panko the cookie will stay crispy and moist. Give it a try and you will be surprised with

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