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kroepoek (plural kroepoeks or kroepoek)
- Indonesian shrimp crackers, made of tapioca flour, salt, ground shrimps and various spices.
1971, E. M. Beekman, Lame duck, page 112:
- Dipped in seething oil, kroepoek cockles like burning pink paper.
1988, Johanna Bates, Let's Go Dutch, 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, page 116:
- In Indonesia one can find a wide range of kroepoek (the 'oe' spelling betrays the Dutch influence).
Indonesian shrimp crackers
kroepoek m (uncountable)