RECIPESimmered Awa-Odori Chicken and Vegetables (Chikuzen Ni)

Simmered Awa-Odori Chicken and Vegetables (Chikuzen Ni)

Chikuzen Ni is a one of classic Japanese stewed dish. Our recipe used “locally produced poultry Awa-odori chicken thigh” and the strong savory flavor to make a rich taste of special dish.

Material 4people
Awa-odori chicken thigh 1 (approximately 350g)
Bamboo-shoot boiled plain 100g
carrot – peeled 1/2
burdock - peeled 1/2
renkon (lotus root) - peeled 100g
shiitake mushrooms - rehydrated 3
block konnyaku yam cake 1/2
snow peas 20g
●vegetable oil 1/2 Tbsp
●sugar 2 Tbsp
●dark soy sauce 2 Tbsp
dashi stock 2-3 cups(400-600ml)
sugar 4 Tbsp
dark soy sauce 2 Tbsp
vegetable oil 1/2 Tbsp
Recipe / How to make
Step1 Cut the chicken thigh into bite-size pieces.
Step2 Roughly chop the bamboo shoot, carrot, burdock, renkon and shiitake mushrooms into bite-size pieces. (soak burdock and and renkon in water)
Cut the konnyaku into thick bite-size pieces by spoon and par boil it and then drain. Pull out strings from the snow peas, par boil them with salt and cut in half with a diagonal line.
Step3 Put the vegetable oil into the pan on medium heat. Place the chicken on the pan and cook until it turns slightly white.
Take the chicken out into a bowl once, and mix with sugar and soy sauce of ●.
Step4 Drain Step2 of burdock and renkon.
Step5 Put the vegetable oil in frying pan and heat. Add the vegetables (except peas) into the pan and cook together until all are coated with oil.
Step6 Add dashi stock into the pan, put small lid and large lid of pan, simmer on medium heat in 4 to 5 minutes.
Step7 Add 4 tbsp of sugar into the pan and simmer them in 7 to 8 minutes more.
Step8 Add the chicken thigh of Step 3 and 2 tbsp of soy sauce, simmer them until it becomes condensed.
Step9 Add the snow peas into Step 8.