Sake Steamed Cabbage & Salt-Rubbed Chicken

Sake Steamed Cabbage & Salt-Rubbed Chicken

Lots of cabbage steamed and simmered in its own juices, with a sprinkling of sake. Just throw in the ingredients and leave it up to the pot! Simple and delicious.

Ingredients: 3 servings

Chicken thigh
2 (about 500 g)
1 scant teaspoon
500 g
100 ml
○Ginger (julienned)
1 piece
○Garlic (thinly sliced)
1 clove
Coarsely ground black pepper
to taste
Green spring onion (sliced on a slant)


1. Poke the chicken thighs with a fork and rub salt all over. Let sit for 15 minutes. Roughly chop the cabbage.
2. Spread the cabbage in a thick bottomed pot. Add the ○ ingredients and place the chicken, as is, on top.
3. Cover the pot with a lid and turn the heat to high. Once it begins to bubble, lower the heat to low and let it simmer and steam for 20 minutes.
4. Place the cabbage with the juices on a dish. Cut the chicken into bite-sized pieces and put on top of the cabbage. Sprinkle with coarsely ground black pepper, garnish with green onion, and enjoy.
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Story Behind this Recipe

When I was steaming some steamed meat dumplings, the delicious smell from the cabbage and Chinese cabbage underneath the steaming basket was wafting out. Right away I decided to make something with lots of cabbage!