*Winter Melon Chicken Soboro Ankake*

*Winter Melon Chicken Soboro Ankake*

This has a really mild flavor, and is simple to make ♪ You can enjoy this chilled as well*

Ingredients: 4 servings

Winter melon
About 1.2 kg (see Helpful Hints)
Ground chicken
300 g
Dashi stock granules
~3 teaspoons
2 tablespoons
* Usukuchi soy sauce
~3 tablespoons
1 teaspoon
Katakuriko slurry
as needed
The juice from grated ginger
a small amount
Ichimi spice
to taste


1. Remove the seeds from the winter melons, thickly peel off the skin, and cut into large chunks.
2. Line them up into the bottom of a pot, and add enough water to cover the winter melon. Turn on the heat, add the dashi stock, and boil.
3. Add the ground chicken once it has come to a boil, and carefully remove any scum or grease that floats to the top. ※You could also add more dashi stock if needed.
4. Lower the heat, add sake, soy sauce, and mirin, and boil for a little whole until the winter melon softens. ※Add soy sauce for taste.
5. Turn up the heat, add the water dissolved katakuriko a bit at a time to thicken. Add a very small amount of ginger juice, and it is done ♪
6. When eating, sprinkle ichimi spice if you like. If you add boiled edamame, then the dish will become colorful *

Story Behind this Recipe

I tried my hand at reproducing a side dish that I ate at a restaurant.