Tsukune: an Izakaya Dish you Crave

Tsukune: an Izakaya Dish you Crave


  1. 1 lb ground chicken
  2. 1/2 cup finely chopped scallions
  3. 1/4 cup breadcrumbs
  4. 1 egg
  5. Salt and pepper to taste
  6. Wooden skewers, soaked in water
  7. Tare Sauce:
    • 1/4 cup soy sauce
    • 2 tbsp mirin
    • 1 tbsp sake
    • 1 tbsp sugar
    • 1 tsp grated ginger

Cooking Steps:

  1. In a bowl, mix ground chicken, chopped scallions, breadcrumbs, egg, salt, and pepper.
  2. Wet hands and shape the mixture into small, oval meatballs.
  3. Thread meatballs onto skewers.
  4. In a small saucepan, combine soy sauce, mirin, sake, sugar, and grated ginger to create the tare sauce. Simmer until slightly thickened.
  5. Grill Tsukune skewers over medium heat, turning and basting with tare sauce until fully cooked.
  6. Serve hot, garnished with additional scallions if desired.

Get ready to satisfy your cravings with Tsukune, a delectable izakaya dish that captures the essence of Japanese comfort food.

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