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Teriyaki Burgers for Bento

Teriyaki Burgers for Bento

These chicken breast and tofu burgers are flavored with a sweet and salty sauce. They're still good when cooled, so they're great for bentos.

Ingredients: 5-6 mini burgers

Chicken breasts (ground chicken is okay too)
1 (250 g)
Firm tofu
100 g
Shiitake mushrooms
1
Onion
1/2
★Egg
1
★Juice from grated ginger
1 teaspoon
★Sake
1 teaspoon
★Salt
1/2 teaspoon
Sauce
Recipe ID: 1710870
Oil
as needed
White sesame seeds
as needed

Steps

1. Chop the chicken and shiitake mushrooms in a food processor. Chop the onion and microwave for 2 1/2 minutes. Let cool. Drain the tofu.
2. Put the tofu in a bowl and mash it. Add Step 1 and the ★ ingredients to the bowl and knead together well. Form them into patties (if you are using them for bento, make them smaller).
3. Heat the frying pan and pour in the oil. Turn the heat to high and place in Step 2. Pan-fry until browned. Flip them over and continue frying. Lower the heat to low.
4. Add in 2 tablespoons of water, cover with a lid, and let them steam for about 7 minutes. Pour in the sauce ingredients and cook as you coat the burgers with it, until the burgers are glossy.
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Story Behind this Recipe

This is a standard recipe in our home.