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For the New Year Feast - Konbu Seaweed Wrapped Ground Chicken

For the New Year Feast - Konbu Seaweed Wrapped Ground Chicken

Using quick cooking konbu seaweed cuts down the work time and makes these rolls nice and soft.

Ingredients: 3 ~ 4 servings

Quick cooking kombu (5 x 20 cm)
5 sheets
Ground chicken
100 g
Carrot
1/3 of a carrot
Japanese leek
5 cm
Seasoning:
Soy sauce
1/2 teaspoon
Sake
1/2 teaspoon
Katakuriko
2 teaspoons
Broth:
Sugar
2 tablespoons
Mirin
2 tablespoons
Sake
2 tablespoons
Soy sauce
2 tablespoons

Steps

1. Reconstitute the kombu by soaking in water for about 15 minutes (don't throw away the water because it'll be used later).
2. Mince the carrot and onion.
3. Add the seasoning ingredients to the ground chicken and combine.
4. Add the carrot and onion and mix.
5. Separate the mixture into 5 portions and place on the edge of the kombu.
6. Wrap it around several times.
7. Tie it closed with a string (make 5 rolls).
8. Simmer the kombu rolls for 15 minutes in 400 ml of water used to reconstitute the seaweed and all of the broth ingredients except for the soy sauce.
9. Add the soy sauce and simmer for another 15 minutes.
10. Once cooled, remove the string, slice, and you're done.

Story Behind this Recipe

I made this recipe based on something I saw on TV.