Japanese Teriyaki Chicken 照り焼きチキン
OH. This was so good. This is Japanese Teriyaki chicken...I have to declare it. I just noticed that every time John comes back from his flight I cook chicken...and they're always from Western menus. He's original German and loves Western food of course, but luckily he also loves Japanese food. And I am Japanese and I miss the food. If you've cooked Japanese food, you probably know how easy actually to cook it is. This is the one of these easy dishes no matter where you live in the world.
Before I moved to Germany, I thought I would never miss Japanese food because I mostly chose and cooked Western food and had no problem with what I ate. But once I started to live here, I got the problem with what I eat.
No matter how much I eat, no matter what I grab, nothing satisfied my appetite and I kept gaining weight. (Now, of course, everything I cook and eat satisfies me but at this time, I started to be anorexia and have eating disorder.) And I noticed how important the food which I've eaten while growing up was and the food that has made me was. I'm not a good cook yet but ahh...how tasty! When I have my Japanese food for the first time in a while, I feel like it fuels up inside me really and makes me real happy. What your mama cooked will always be what you cook and eat :) I guess.
Enjoy and cook this teriyaki chicken. You'll love it.
600g Chicken thigh (鶏もも肉 2枚 (600g))
Salt & freshly ground pepper (塩・黒胡椒 少々)
1/4 cup 25ml Japanese Sake (酒 25ml)
1 Tablespoon Sugar (砂糖 大さじ1)
1/4 cup 25ml Kikkoman Soy sauce (醤油 25ml)
1 Tablespoon Sunflower oil (サラダ油 大さじ1)
1 Make the chicken thighs into the same thickness and slightly salt and pepper.
Grab a large pan. Heat sunflower oil at medium-low heat and place chickens. Cover lid and cook both side for each 3 to 4 minutes. *Keep medium-low heat to cook them through well*
Flip them over and cover lid again. Cook for another 3,4 minutes.
2 Pour in the liquid ingredients. Keep stirring not to burn the sauce. When it's nicely caramelized, remove the pan from heart, cut chickens, drizzle the sauce over them. It's easy, isn't it?
Make it tonight.