Put the nameko mushrooms in a sieve and give them a quick douse of boiling water.
Grate the daikon radish. Put it in a sieve or colander and drain.
Put the dashi stock in a pot and bring to a boil. Add the soy sauce, sake and mirin. Add the nameko mushrooms and grated daikon radish and simmer briefly.
Heat a frying pan and pan fry the chicken, skin side down first. Fry until browned, then turn over. Put a lid on and steam fry until cooked through.
When the chicken is done, add to the pot and simmer quickly.
Story Behind this Recipe
When the weather turns cool I want to eat simmered dishes as well as grated daikon radish. So I combined the two.
Be careful not to overcook the nameko mushrooms and grated daikon radish - just cook it through quickly. Wipe off the fat that comes out of the chicken after frying it - don't put the fat into the simmering pot.