Chicken Yakitori Donburi
This yakitori donburi is a unique way to enjoy Japanese yakitori. No skewers, just succulent chicken thigh and crunchy vegetables coated in a delicious yakitori-style sauce and served over rice. Delicious!
what you'll need:
» skin-on chicken thigh
» green onion
» cooked rice
» shredded nori
» shichimi togarashi (optional)
for the sauce:
» soy sauce
» grated garlic
» chicken bouillon powder
Make the sauce
Mix soy sauce, mirin, sake, sugar, honey, grated garlic and chicken bouillon powder and mix until combined. Set aside for later.
Cut the chicken into bitesize pieces and place in a bowl with salt, pepper and cornstarch. Mix until evenly coated.
Fry the veg
Roughly cut the bell peppers and zucchini, and cut the green onion into 5cm pieces. Fry with oil over a medium heat until the green onions are lightly charred.
Fry the chicken
Transfer the vegetables to a plate and add more oil to the pan. Place the chicken with the skin side down. Once browned, turn and seal on the other side.
Add the vegetables back to the pan and pour in the sauce from earlier. Stir occasionally and cook until the sauce is thick and glossy.
Once the sauce has thickened and evenly coated the chicken and vegetables, remove the pan from the heat.
Divide the cooked rice into portions and top with shredded nori.
Top with the yakitori-style chicken and vegetables and garnish with chopped green onion and shichimi togarashi. Enjoy!
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