Stuffed Green Peppers for Bento

Stuffed Green Peppers for Bento

I added tofu to chicken breast meat and made stuffed green peppers. The sauce is sweet and savory, so it goes well in bento.


Green peppers
Chicken breast
200 g
Firm tofu
100 g
Japanese leek
10 cm
★ Juice from grated ginger
1 teaspoon
★ Egg
1 (small or medium)
★ Salt
1/2 teaspoon
★ Sake
1 teaspoon
as needed
Toasted white sesame seeds
as needed
Sauce (with gochujiang)
Recipe ID: 1722939
Sauce (teriyaki)
Recipe ID: 1710870


1. Remove the skin from the chicken. Finely chop the chicken in a food processor. Finely chop the Japanese leek and grate the ginger. Cut the green onions in half and remove the seeds.
2. Drain the tofu. Put the tofu in a large bowl and mash it. Add the chicken, Japanese leek and ★ ingredients and mix well. Divide into equal pieces.
3. Using a tea strainer, sprinkle flour on the inside of the green peppers. Stuff the peppers with the meat mixture from Step 2. Finally, use a tea strainer to sprinkle flour lightly over the peppers.
4. Heat a frying pan and pour in some vegetable oil. With the meat side down, arrange the stuffed peppers in the pan and begin cooking. When they are browned, flip them and lightly cook the other side.
5. Turn the heat to low and add 2 tablespoons of water. Cover and let steam for around 7 minutes.
6. When the stuffed peppers are done, arrange them on a dish. Combine the ingredients for the sauce in the pan and make the sauce. Pour the sauce over the stuffed peppers and sprinkle on the sesame seeds.
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Story Behind this Recipe

I really like tofu hamburgers, so I came up with this recipe.