Japanese-Style Tofu and Chicken Burgers

Japanese-Style Tofu and Chicken Burgers

Light burgers made with tofu and chicken. You can't stop eating these! (*^^)v


Tofu (firm)
1 block
Ground chicken
Shiso leaves
1 bunch (about 10 leaves)
1/4 of a carrot
Grated ginger
1 teaspoon
Grated daikon radish
4 tablespoons
Green onion or scallion
Add to taste
★Salt and pepper
to taste
★Sesame oil
1 teaspoon
★ Katakuriko
1 tablespoon
★Egg (whole egg)
★Soy sauce
1 tablespoon
1 teaspoon
☆Soy sauce
2 tablespoons
1 tablespoon
1 tablespoon
2 tablespoons
Katakuriko slurry
2 tablespoons


1. Drain the tofu. We usually put it on a sieve and put a plate on it, and leave it for about 15 minutes.
2. While you wait for tofu to drain, finely chop the carrot and shiso leaves and grate the ginger. Grate the daikon radish and chop the green onion also.
3. Mix the drained tofu, carrot, shiso leaves, ginger and the ★ ingredients together well by hand.
4. Make the sauce. Heat the ☆ ingredients in a pan, and thicken by adding katakuriko mixed with water when the sauce comes to a boil.
5. Fry the burgers. Heat oil in a pan, put in the formed burger patties, cover the pan, and pan fry both sides of of the burgers over medium heat.
6. Put the burgers on a serving plate, pour the sauce over them and put , grated daikon radish and chopped green onion on top to finish.

Story Behind this Recipe

I used to eat this often when I was growing up at my parent's house.