Simple Chicken Simmered in Soy Sauce

Simple Chicken Simmered in Soy Sauce

This is a really simple recipe that anyone can make if they have the ingredients. Just add the ingredients to a pot and stew!
Everyone loves it. Try putting it in your lunchbox!
You can keep the broth and use it for boiling foods the next day.

Ingredients: 4 servings

Chicken thigh
Crystal rock sugar
a little under a 1 cup
Soy sauce
1 cup (200 ml)
50 ml
Ginger (thinly sliced)
1 piece


1. Add the chicken to a pot along with all of the flavourings. Cover with a lid and turn on the heat.
2. Once bubbles start to form, take the lid off and simmer for 20-30 minutes to finish. Remember to keep turning the meat over during cooking.
3. Add to a plate and it's already finished. You're done!
4. *You can re-use the broth the next day when boiling daikon radish or small new potatoes so don't throw it away. If you just use half the broth at a time you can use it the day after that too.
5. Use the broth after taking away any fat that's built up. If you put it in the fridge the fat will float to the surface so can be removed easily. It's a lot healthier this way.
6. Next Day: Boiled daikon radish. I paired it with atsuage and half the broth. The broth will be quite thick so make sure to add some water to it as well.
7. After 2 Days: Simmered Taro Roots. With konnyaku and the rest of the broth. Add more chicken or pork and it'll be even more delicious.

Story Behind this Recipe

This is something I often ate that was made by my mother.
When she taught me the recipe I found that it was simple and was just a matter of putting everything into a pot and stewing.