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chicken one-pot

  • Serves: 4
  • Calories: 375 kcal
  • Total Time: 1 h 5 m
    • Prep: 45 m
    • Cook: 20 m
  • Japanese: Tori no mizutaki
Chicken One-Pot


Step 1

step 1:

Cut the chicken into bite-size pieces.

Step 2

step 2:

Cut the napa cabbage (Chinese cabbage) into bite–sized pieces.

Step 3

step 3:

Slice the green onion (or leek) diagonally into 2 in. pieces.

Step 4

step 4:

Cut the tofu block in half lengthwise, then cut each half across 3 times. Finally, place the knife halfway down the side of the block and slice across to form 16 bite-size pieces.

Step 5

step 5:

Wipe the shiitake mushrooms with a wet paper towel. Cut off the stems.

Step 6

step 6:

Arrange the chicken, vegetables and tofu attractively in separate rows on one or more large platters.

Step 7

step 7:

Boil the sea tangle soup stock in a big pan. Add the chicken, vegetables and tofu. Cover and boil on medium heat until done (about 10 minutes).

Step 8

step 8:

In Japan, most one-pot dishes are prepared at the table in an electric one-pot cooker. Each person takes out the ingredients and places them in a small serving bowl over which they then pour a suitable amount of ponzu soy sauce.

Tori no mizutaki


This is a very popular one-pot dish. This recipe has spread throughout Japan. However, in Kyūshū, the southernmost main island in Japan, Hakata-Style Chicken One-Pot recipe is very popular. The combination of chicken, vegetable and ponzu sauce is very delicious.


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