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braised chicken

  • Serves: 4
  • Calories: 327 kcal
  • Total Time: 20 m
    • Prep: 5 m
    • Cook: 15 m
  • Japanese: Tori no nimono
Braised Chicken


  • 530 g chicken
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons sugar
  • 60 ml water
  • 1 tablespoon salad oil
Step 1

step 1:

Cut the chicken into bite-size pieces.

Step 2

step 2:

Heat the salad oil in a pot. Add the chicken and sear for 1 minute.

Step 3

step 3:

Add the water, sugar and soy sauce. Cover and simmer for about 10 minutes on medium-low heat.

Tori no nimono


This recipe is quick and easy. The sweetened soy sauce suits chicken very well, and this dish is delicious.


Int'l. recipes with a Japanese twist