Izakaya at Home Chicken Tukune Patties with Shiso

Izakaya at Home Chicken Tukune Patties with Shiso

This is a recipe for ground chicken breast meat tukune patties with shiso leaves. Coat the tukune well with the sweet and salty sauce and enjoy with drinks. Of course, I am sure that kids will like this recipe too.

Ingredients: 14 to 15

Ground chicken breast meat
300 g
☆Japanese leek
1 ( the white part )
☆Shiso leaves
10 leaves
1 piece
☆Dashi stock granules
1/2 teaspoon
☆Salt and pepper
a small amount
☆ Soy sauce, sake
2 teaspoons each
2 tablespoons
☆ Vegetable oil ( for grilling )
1 to 2 tablespoons
For the sauce:
3 tablespoons
2 tablespoons
★Soy sauce
3 tablespoons
2 tablespoons
1 tablespoon
★Dashi stock granules
1/2 teaspoon
Katakuriko slurry
Add 2 tablespoons of water to 1/2 tablespoon of katakuriko potato starch flour


1. Mince the Japanese leek and shiso leaves and grate the ginger. Combine all ☆ ingredients in a bowl and mix until sticky.
2. Wet your hands and put the patties on a stick like making kebobs.
3. Heat a pan with oil and brown both sides (You wouldn't be able to grill all at one time so fry in two batches).
4. Transfer the first batch of cooked patties to a plate.
5. When the 2nd batch patties are cooked, add the patties from Step 4 back to the same pan. Mix all ★ ingredients in advance and add to the pan. When the sauce comes to a boil, add the katakuriko dissolved in water. Allow the sauce to thicken and then it is done.
6. Sprinkle shichimi spice if you like and enjoy.

Story Behind this Recipe

I made this because my husband and child requested it.