Chicken & Garlic Butter

Chicken & Garlic Butter

This is so delicious that you won't be able to put your chopsticks down, and it provides plenty of protein for energy! Everything is done on one plate so clean up is easy, too.

Ingredients: 2 servings

Chicken thigh
1 piece (about 300 g)
5-6 cloves
to taste
to taste
Cooking sake
4 tablespoons
●Cooking sake (separate to the sake listed above)
3 tablespoons
3 tablespoons
●Soy sauce
3 tablespoons
●Sliced red chili pepper
as needed
Plain cooked rice
2 rice bowls' worth
Tomato, baby leaves, etc.
as needed


1. Finely chop the garlic.
2. Slice away any yellow-coloured meat To prevent the meat from shrinking,score both sides and butterfly the meat. Season each side with salt and pepper.
3. Put the meat skin-down in the pan, cover with a lid and cook for 3-5 minutes until browned.
4. Once the skin-side is browned and crispy, turn the meat over and cook the other side for 3-5 minutes until browned as well.
5. Add the garlic from step 1 to the pan along with the cooking sake, cover with a lid and steam cook for 5 minutes.
6. Remove just the chicken from the frying pan and cut into bite-size pieces. Arrange on top of rice on a plate.
7. Add the ingredients marked with ● to the pan with the garlic and bring to the boil to make the sauce.
8. Pour the sauce over the chicken to finish!

Story Behind this Recipe

A dish that you'll be dying to eat even in the summer heat.