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Chicken Simmered in Potato Sauce

The sauce is thickened with potato. When it's poured over rice, it's so good!!

Ingredients: 2 servings

Chicken breast (skinless)
300 g
Potatoes
100 g after peeling
Shredded leek (white part only)
to taste
Sake
1 tablespoon
Water
1 cup - 200 ml
Sugar
1 tablespoon
Soy sauce
2 tablespoons
Salt
to taste
Vegetable oil
as needed

Steps

1. Shred or julienne the white part of the Japanese leek finely and soak in a bowl of water.
2. Peel the potato.
3. Cut the chicken breast into 5 mm slices.
4. Heat oil in a pan and sauté the meat, taking care not to let it burn.
5. Add the sake and water and boil for 2-3 minutes, then add the sugar, soy sauce and salt.
6. Grate the potato.
7. Add the grated potato and let the pan come to a simmer.
8. Transfer to a serving plate and top with plenty of shredded white leek to finish.

Story Behind this Recipe

It's a family favorite that my mother often used to make for me.