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Chicken Yakitori with Sesame Rice

Easy

< 30 Minutes

Serves 4

Chicken Yakitori with Sesame Rice

Ingredients Method

Ingredients


Medium Grain 1Kg How to Cook White Rice

Method


  1. Combine sake, soy sauce, sugar, half the ginger and 2 tablespoons of mirin in a small saucepan over medium heat. Bring to the boil. Boil gently for 3 minutes or until marinade thickens slightly. Remove from heat, set aside to cool completely.

  2. Cut the chicken into 2cm pieces and put into a pyrex bowl. Pour over half the soy mixture. Cover and refrigerate 30 minutes or overnight if time permits.

  3. Put the rice and water into a medium saucepan and bring to the boil. Reduce heat to very low, cover and cook for 15 minutes or until rice is tender and its absorbed all the water. Remove from the heat, use a fork to gently stir in the sesame seeds, sesame oil, remaining ginger and remaining mirin. Cover and set aside 10 minutes.

  4. Thread the chicken and green onions alternately onto the skewers. Preheat barbecue or grill on medium-high. Cook the yakitori chicken skewers for 5-6 minutes each side or until cooked through. Serve with sesame rice and remaining sauce for dipping.

  5. Tip: Sake is Japanese wine made from fermented rice. It’s available from Asian supermarkets. Mirin is suitable substitute.

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Chicken Yakitori with Sesame Rice

Easy

< 30 Minutes

Serves 4

Ingredients


Method


  1. Combine sake, soy sauce, sugar, half the ginger and 2 tablespoons of mirin in a small saucepan over medium heat. Bring to the boil. Boil gently for 3 minutes or until marinade thickens slightly. Remove from heat, set aside to cool completely.

  2. Cut the chicken into 2cm pieces and put into a pyrex bowl. Pour over half the soy mixture. Cover and refrigerate 30 minutes or overnight if time permits.

  3. Put the rice and water into a medium saucepan and bring to the boil. Reduce heat to very low, cover and cook for 15 minutes or until rice is tender and its absorbed all the water. Remove from the heat, use a fork to gently stir in the sesame seeds, sesame oil, remaining ginger and remaining mirin. Cover and set aside 10 minutes.

  4. Thread the chicken and green onions alternately onto the skewers. Preheat barbecue or grill on medium-high. Cook the yakitori chicken skewers for 5-6 minutes each side or until cooked through. Serve with sesame rice and remaining sauce for dipping.

  5. Tip: Sake is Japanese wine made from fermented rice. It’s available from Asian supermarkets. Mirin is suitable substitute.