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chicken meatballs pot dish

  • Serves: 2
  • Calories: 368 kcal
  • Total Time: 1 h 0 m
    • Prep: 45 m
    • Cook: 15 m
  • Japanese: Tsukune-nabe
Chicken Meatballs Pot Dish
Ingredients Ingredients


Step 1

step 1:

Thinly slice half of the green onion (or leek) as shown. If used, grate the slices ginger. Mix the ground chicken, egg, the leek slices and grated ginger (optional) in a bowl. Form into 24 (2.5-cm.) balls.

Step 2

step 2:

Cut the napa cabbage (Chinese cabbage) into bite–sized pieces. Slice the remaining half of the green onion (or leek) diagonally into 5 cm. pieces.

Step 3

step 3:

Wipe the shiitake mushrooms with a wet paper towel. Cut off the stems and cut the caps in half. Cut off the roots of the shimeji mushrooms. Cut off the roots of the enoki mushrooms 3 cm. from the end and cut in half.

Step 4

step 4:

Add the 500 ml sea tangle soup stock to a pan and boil. Add the mirin (or sugar), salt and soy sauce. Bring to a boil. Add a small amount of each type of mushroom, the chicken meatballs and vegetables. Cover and cook for about 7 minutes.


Let everyone start to help themselves to whatever they want. Then cook the remaining meat and vegetables in the same manner. (If needed, add the remaining/more soy sauce.)


This dish warms you up in the cold seasons. Because it uses chicken and lots of vegetables, it is very low colorie.


Int'l. recipes with a Japanese twist