Stir-fried Chicken Breast and Celery with Spicy Hot Miso

Stir-fried Chicken Breast and Celery with Spicy Hot Miso

You will love this dish with tender chicken and crispy celery. The flavour is slightly spicy hot and has a good miso taste.

Ingredients: 1-2 servings

Chicken breast
2 small stalks (about 150-200 g)
Japanese leek
Sesame oil
1 tablespoon
1 clove
1/2 -1 teaspoon (to your taste)
1 tablespoon
Salt and pepper
a small amount
Combined flavoring ingredients:
1 tablespoon
1 tablespoon
2 tablespoons
1 teaspoon
Soy sauce, katakuriko and sesame oil
1 teaspoon each


1. Slice the chicken breast diagonally into 1 cm thick pieces, and then cut into strips. Rub the sugar from the marinade ingredients into the chicken breast.
2. Once the sugar is dissolved, add the soy sauce, katakuriko and sesame oil from the marinade ingredients (in this order). Mix together quickly. Leave to sit for at least 15 minutes.
3. Meanwhile, prepare the vegetables. Remove the stringy parts of the celery with a vegetable peeler and slice diagonally and thinly. Chop the Japanese leek and garlic roughly.
4. Pour the sesame oil into a frying pan and add the garlic and doubanjiang. Turn on the heat and fry until fragrant over a low heat.
5. Add the chicken breast and brown the bottom sides until the chicken is almost cooked through. This photo on the right shows how they should look when they need to be turned over.
6. After flipping over the chicken pieces, add the Japanese leek and sake. Fry quickly.
7. Add the celery and combined flavouring ingredients and fry quickly. It is done.
8. The celery I used was slightly smaller than Japanese celery. The leaves are removed and it's very green. It looks tough, but it's not stringy and is quite tender.

Story Behind this Recipe

I like stir-fried celery and I often make this dish. My friends liked this dish, too.