chicken

  • Hot Pot & Hot Plate

    Mizutaki

    ‘Mizutaki’ is one of the most popular Nabe (Hot Pot) dishes in Japan. ‘Mizutaki’ means ‘cooked in water’. Chicken and a variety of Vegetables are cooked in water, sometimes with a piece of Kombu (Kelp). However, they are most commonly cooked in Chicken Stock these days. When Chicken and Vegetables are cooked, you may take …

  • Bread Chicken

    Teriyaki Chicken Pizza

    Italian Pizza was introduced into many countries and unique localised Pizzas have developed. This ‘Teriyaki Chicken Pizza’ is actually quite popular in Japan. Many pizza shops sell it. Mozzarella is really versatile and it goes quite well with Teriyaki Sauce. Makes 28cm Pizza Ingredients Pizza Base *Try my ‘Super Quick Pizza Base’2 to 3 tablespoons …

  • Chicken Other Soup

    Chicken & Dumplings

    Nearly 30 years ago, when I visited Alabama in the US, I fell in love with a dish called ‘Chicken & Dumplings’. I have been cooking it since then, and my ‘Chicken & Dumplings’ has developed into this Japanese take. I use Glutenous Rice Flour (or ‘Shiratamako’) as well as Wheat Flour to make dumplings, …

  • Sushi

    Soboro Mixed Inari-zushi

    In Japan, when we make Inari-zushi, that is Sushi Rice wrapped in seasoned Abura-age (Thin Fried Tofu), we often mix some extra ingredients with Sushi Rice. Common ingredients are hard to find where I live, so I mixed ‘Soboro’ made with Chicken Mince or Pork Mince. Makes 12 Pieces Ingredients 2 cups (180ml cup) Japanese …

  • Chicken Other Soup

    Lemon Chicken & Egg Soup

    Many years ago, I leaned how to cook this soup from my next-door neighbour. She was an old lady who migrated to Australia with her family from Macedonia after WW II. She taught me to use Chicken Drumsticks to make the stock. But I sometimes use Instant Chicken Stock Cube. Today I cooked it in …

  • Chicken Egg Tofu

    Hot Tofu With Chicken & Egg Sauce

    Please use medium soft Tofu such as ‘Momen’ for this dish. Firm Tofu is not suitable. This dish is gentle to your stomach, easy to digest, nutritious, warming and comforting, and delicious. It can be a good meal for sick persons, or I would enjoy it with freshly cooked rice. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 500 …

  • Beans & Peas Beef Chicken Other Soup Pork

    Chilli Con Carne Soup

    I was making Tomato Soup and I wanted to add leftover cooked Barley to it. Then I decided to add some beans as well. The soup looked like ‘Chilli Con Carne’, so I added the spices that I use to make Chilli Con Carne. The result was excellent. I could have added some Jalapeño. Makes …

  • Chicken

    Chicken Breast Shogayaki

    ‘Pork Shogayaki’, or Ginger Pork, is one of the most popular dishes at Japanese eateries. If you don’t eat Pork with any reasons, try this Chicken Breast version. You must thinly slice the Breast Fillet, so that Chicken would be cooked quickly. Makes 2 Servings Ingredients 300g Chicken Breast Fillet(s)2 to 3 teaspoons Oil Sauce1 …

  • Chicken Pork Prawn & Shrimp

    Fried Stuffed Lotus Root

    I often use minced Prawns for this dish, but I used Chicken Mince today. Pork Mince is also good. Frozen Lotus Root is available from most Asian grocery store if you can’t find fresh one. Thinner slices are more suitable. It’s much easier to cook than it looks. Why don’t you try it for a …

  • Chicken Tofu

    Chicken Mince in Abura-age (Thin Fried Tofu)

    I used to make this dish using Tofu as filling, but I like Chicken Mince version better. I wanted to add Hijiki (a sea vegetable) as well, but I haven’t found it for many years where I live. If you have it, add 1 tablespoon of it. Makes 6 pieces Ingredients 3 Abura-age (Thin Fried …

  • Beef Chicken Lamb Pork Vegetables

    Meat Loaf With Loads Of Vegetables

    My son didn’t eat vegetables when he was young. I used to make Hamburger Steaks with lots and lots of vegetables finely chopped up and mixed with minced meat. That way he ate any vegetables without knowing he was eating them. This mixture can be formed into round patties and cooked in a frying pan, …

  • Chicken Donburi (Rice Bowl)

    Yakitori Don

    Place my ‘Lazy Yakitori’ on the Freshly Cooked Rice to make this delicious rice bowl dish. My favourite ‘Yakitori’ is ‘Negima’, Chicken & Spring Onion, seasoned with just Salt and Pepper, however, for the rice bowl dish, ‘Tare’ Sauce version is the best. Makes 2 Servings Ingredients 300g Chicken Fillets *Today I used Thigh FilletsSalt …

  • Chicken

    ‘Yukari’ Chicken

    ‘Yukari (ゆかり)’ is a Furikake (Rice Seasoning) made from Red Shiso Leaves. It is very popular in Japan and many Asian grocery stores in Australia sell it. It is salty and has a hint of sourness that is the same sourness of ‘Umeboshi’, the pickled Ume fruits. ‘Yukari’ can be used as a seasoning for …

  • Chicken Mazegohan

    Chicken & Gobō Mazegohan

    Gobō (Burdock Root) is a very popular vegetable in Japan, but it is IMPOSSIBLE to find where I live. That’s why I grew them in my vegetable garden. After I cooked ‘Chicken & Gobō Takikomigohan’, I saved some and froze them. Today I cooked this ‘Chicken & Gobō Mazegohan’ using the saved Gobō. Same ingredients …

  • Chicken Vegetables

    Spicy Chicken& Barley Salad

    This is a perfect lunch on a sunny day, or any day. It’s a salad to use up the leftover cooked Barley. Of course you can cook Barley to make this salad as it is so simple and easy. Use any salad dressing of your choice. Today I used ‘My Buttermilk Dressing’. Makes 2 Servings …

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