Tsukune Japanese chicken balls I
Tsukune is savoury Japanese meatballs made from ground chicken and coated with a sauce made from soy sauce, mirin and sake.
1/2 yellow onion
1 lb. ground chicken
1 egg yolk
1 tsp. ginger, minced
1/4 tsp. salt
4 Tbsp. potato starch
2 tsp. oil
1 Tbsp. sugar
2 Tbsp. soy sauce
2 Tbsp. mirin
3 Tbsp. water
1/2 tsp. potato starch
1. Finely chop the onion.
2. Mix ingredients for the sauce in a small bowl and set aside.
3.Combine ground chicken, onion, egg yolk, ginger, salt and potato starch in a bowl and mix well. Shape into 16 small balls.
4. Heat oil in a frying pan at medium heat. Fry the balls for 3-4 minutes on each side until cooked through.
5. Add the sauce, and cook for a minute. Coat the balls with sauce.
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