Marinated Chicken Nanban

Marinated Chicken Nanban

This is a nanban dish that is packed with more vegetables than your average chicken nanban.
This recipe uses healthy chicken breast meat.

Ingredients: 4 servings

Green peppers
★ Soy sauce
3 tablespoons
★ Vinegar
3 tablespoons
★ Sugar
3 tablespoons
★ Mirin
2 tablespoons
★ Dashi stock
3 tablespoons
Chicken breast
1 large (around 300 g)
Salt and pepper
a small amount
Plain flour
as needed
Beaten egg
Vegetable oil
5 tablespoons
Green onions
to garnish


1. Julienne the carrot, green pepper, and onion.
2. Add the ★ ingredients to a saucepan and place over heat. when the edges of the mixture begin to bubble, add the vegetables from Step 1 and turn off the heat.
3. Slice the chicken diagonally so it will cook easily and season with salt and pepper.
4. Pat away any excess moisture from the chicken with a paper towel and coat the pieces with flour.
5. Heat some vegetable oil in a frying pan, dip the chicken in the beaten egg, and pan-fry. Turn the chicken over after 5 minutes and then cook for a further 5 minutes.
6. Once the chicken is cooked through, take it out of the pan and pat away any excess oil with a paper towel. While it's still hot, mix the chicken with the vegetables from Step 2.
7. Leave the flavours to blend for 2 hours and it'll taste delicious. It'll taste great chilled in summer.

Story Behind this Recipe

The nanban marinade is little richer than what's used for horse mackerel nanban.