Panko is a type of Japanese breadcrumb that is made from a type of bread that is baked without a crust forming. These special breadcrumbs are light, airy, and crispy. Panko is an essential ingredient to yield fried foods that are crispy, crunchy, light, and not greasy.
Uses: Use panko as a final coating for battered fried foods to yield an incredibly crisp final product. Mix panko with flavorful liquids to make a panade for truly exceptional meatloafs and meatballs.