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Teriyaki Chicken Meatballs

"Teriyaki sauce is made with sake or mirin, soy sauce, and sugar. It's mixed with fresh ginger and minced chicken to make these sweet and delicious chicken meatballs - a perfect combo with freshly steamed white rice and broccoli."
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34 m servings 167 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings

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  1. Combine ground chicken, spring onions, 1 tablespoon sake, 1 tablespoon water, cornstarch, ginger, and 1 teaspoon soy sauce in a bowl; mix by hand until sticky and smooth. Shape into round balls.
  2. Heat oil in a wok or deep skillet over medium-high heat. Add meatballs; cook until browned, about 3 minutes. Add shiitake mushrooms and daikon; cook and stir until coated with oil, about 1 minute.
  3. Pour 1 cup water, 2 tablespoons sake, mirin, 2 tablespoons soy sauce, and sugar into the wok. Cover and simmer until flavors combine, about 10 minutes.


  • Cook's Note:
  • Substitute mirin for the sake in the meatballs if desired.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 167 calories; 7.3 g fat; 10.7 g carbohydrates; 9.4 g protein; 20 mg cholesterol; 558 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Great recipe for ground chicken. The sauce was tasty, but would have preferred it to be thicker. I added a pinch of five spice to sauce and chicken; also a small amount of sesame oil in pan wi...

I have to say, I didn't enjoy this at all! I went out of my way to source chicken mince to make this, and it did not end up tasting very nice. The teriyaki sauce was also flavourless and thin. N...

These were excellent! I didn't have Saki (drank it all), so I substituted fish sauce and oyster sauce in place of the single measurement of Saki. I also increased the recipe to accommodate 2 lbs...