Fluffy Crispy Lotus Root Chicken Tsukune Patties

Fluffy Crispy Lotus Root Chicken Tsukune Patties

Sandwich ground chicken in slices of lotus root and slather in my family's favorite sauce for a low-cal dish.

Ingredients: 2 servings

●Ground chicken
150 g
●Lotus root
80 g
●Grated ginger in a tube
1 ~ 2 teaspoons (about 5 ~ 10 g of ginger)
●White part of Japanese leek
A serving of Recipe ID: 701600 (Use ★ ingredients for this sauce)
★Sugar, sake, mirin, soy sauce
2 tablespoons each
1/4+ ~ teaspoon (to your liking)


1. Remove the skin from the lotus root, and grate 2/3. Mince the remaining and white part of the Japanese leek, then transfer into a bowl.
2. Add all the ● ingredients in the bowl, and mix until the mixture becomes sticky.
3. Heat oil in a frying pan. Roll the mixture into bite-sized balls, and put into the pan. Cover with a lid, and fry both sides over low heat until golden brown
4. Wipe off the excess oil in the pan with a paper towel. Add the ★ ingredients, simmer over a medium to high heat. When they become brown and shiny, turn off the heat.
5. Serve on a plate, and pour over the remaining sauce from the pan, then it's done.

Story Behind this Recipe

This is my husband's favourite dish that I serve often.