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Teriyaki Chicken Meatballs

Rated as 3.5 out of 5 Stars

"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
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 10.7 9.4 20 558 Full nutrition

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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...

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...

This recipe inspired me and I changed up a few things and it was amazing! Doubled the recipe, used ground turkey since that's what we had around here. Added an egg and some panko breadcrumbs to...

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...