kroepoek

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kroepoek (plural kroepoeks or kroepoek)

  1. Indonesian shrimp crackers, made of tapioca flour, salt, ground shrimps and various spices.
    • 1971, E. M. Beekman, Lame duck[1], page 112:
      Dipped in seething oil, kroepoek cockles like burning pink paper.
    • 1988, Johanna Bates, Let's Go Dutch[2], page 111:
      They are very hard and flat and, to put it plainly, uninteresting looking until they are deep-fried. Kroepoek is a traditional part of a rice table.
    • 2008, Sarah Ainley, Around the world in 450 recipes[3], page 116:
      In Indonesia one can find a wide range of kroepoek (the 'oe' spelling betrays the Dutch influence).

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Etymology[edit]

From Indonesian krupuk, kerupuk.

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kroepoek m (uncountable)

  1. prawn crackers