Tori tsukune nabe recipe
- Cuisine: Japanese
- Serves 4
Ingredients2 tsp (10g) instant dashi*
60ml (¼ cup) cooking sake*
60ml (¼ cup) mirin
80ml (⅓ cup) salt-reduced soy sauce
½ small carrot, cut into julienne
8 shiitake mushrooms, stems removed
100g enoki mushrooms, trimmed
125g Chinese cabbage (wombok), thinly sliced
Tori tsukune (chicken dumplings)
500g minced chicken
1cm-piece ginger, finely grated
1 tbsp finely chopped leek, white part only
3 tsp soy sauce
1 tbsp potato flour or cornflour
PreparationTo make dumplings, combine all the ingredients in a large bowl.
To make dashi broth, place 1.6L water and instant dashi in a large saucepan and bring to the boil. Stir in sake, mirin and soy sauce, then reduce heat to medium and keep at a gentle simmer.
Using 2 tablespoons, shape dumpling mixture into 16 balls. Working in 2 batches, drop the dumplings in the dashi broth and cook for 5 minutes or until they are cooked through. Remove with a slotted spoon and divide among bowls with carrot, mushrooms and cabbage. Ladle over dashi broth and serve immediately.
* Instant dashi is available in powder form or granules, and is available from Asian food shops, together with the cooking sake.
DRINK Coedo Ruri Pilsner, Japan ($7 per bottle)
As seen in Feast magazine, Issue 7, pg98.
Photography by Anson Smart.
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