Chicken and Tofu Burgers with Mushroom Ankake Sauce

Chicken and Tofu Burgers with Mushroom Ankake Sauce

Will anyone guess that these patties have tofu in them?! These healthy burgers are covered in juicy mushroom ankake (thickened sauce). They are great served with rice!

Ingredients: 4 people

Ground chicken
Firm tofu
1/2 block
2 medium-sized
1 tablespoon
1 teaspoon (to taste)
Soy sauce
1 teaspoon (to taste)
a pinch
Mushroom An
1/2 package
Dashi stock
1 cup
2 tablespoons
Soy sauce
1 tablespoon
1/2 teaspoon (to taste)
1/2 tablespoon
1 tablespoon


1. Place all the hamburger ingredients into a bowl, and thoroughly knead until it sticks together.
2. Heat vegetable oil in a pan over medium heat, divide the hamburger mixture into 4 equal portions, shape into patties, and fry in a pan. Cover with a lid and cook for about 5 minutes over medium heat.
3. Flip the hamburgers, turn the heat down to low, cover with a lid, and cook for another 5 minutes.
4. Wipe off the excess grease with a paper towel, move the burgers to the side, add the mushrooms, and saute. Add the rest of the ingredients aside from ☆, and bring to a boil.
5. Mix ☆ with a spoon, and add to the pot to thicken. Arrange on a dishes, garnish with green onions, and you are done.
6. This is a shiso leaf version. It is refreshing, and I recommend you try it this way too!

Story Behind this Recipe

These hamburgers are healthy and easy to digest.