Umami-rich Recipes with Chicken

Ultimate Western Style Tsukune

Though Parmigiano Reggiano is a very Western ingredient, it goes well with the taste of Japanese sweet soy sauce.
Chopped dried tomatoes bring out umami, sourness and sweetness. Please try it.

Ultimate Western Style Tsukune

※The picture shows an arrangement for one serving.

Umami Score of Main Ingredients in the Recipe

Chicken

Chicken

Glutamate : 20〜50mg/100g
Inosinate : 150〜230mg/100g

Parmigiano Regianno

Parmigiano Regianno

(Parmesan cheese)
Glutamate :
1200〜1680mg/100g

Dried tomato

Dried tomato

Glutamate : 650mg/100g

Guanylate : 10mg/100g

Chicken is rich in umami substance; glutamate and inosinate, Parmigiano Reggiano is rich in glutamate. In addition, dried tomato is rich in both glutamate and in inosinate. Comibination of these three ingredients provides umami synergy and makes dish tasty.

  • Cooking time : 25 minutes
  • Calorific Value : 360 kcal

Ingredients( for 2 persons )

  • ・250g minced chicken
  • ・2 tbsp grated Parmigiano Reggiano
  • ・2 pieces of dried tomato
  • ・1/4 piece onion
  • ・1 tsp light soy sauce
  • ・1 tsp sake
  • ・salt and pepper to taste
  • 〈For Sauce〉 ・2 tbsp sake
    ・2 tbsp soy sauce
    ・2 tbsp mirin (Japanese rice wine)
    ・2 tbsp sugar

Recipes

  • 1. Chop dried tomato and onion. Mix the chicken, Parmigiano Reggiano, dried tomato, onion, light soy sauce, sake, salt and pepper. Divided into six in stick-like shape. Skew them.
  • 2. Mix all ingredients for sauce in a pan and cook until it is thickened.
  • 3. Grill 1 in a oven or fa ish grill. Put the sauce several times and cook until it become brown for about 8 minutes.