Smart Recipes with Umami

Honey Teriyaki Chicken

  • Umami-rich Recipes with Chicken

A combination of chicken and potato makes delicious dishes thanks to umami synergistic effect.Seasonings such as tomato ketchup and soy sauce derive umami as well.The dish get on well both with rice and with bread.

 Ingredients( for 2 persons )

  • 1 piece of chicken thigh
    (about 300 g)
  • 1 potato
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • olive oil
  • A ・1/2 tbsp honey
      ・1 1/2 tbsp ketchup
      ・1 tbsp Worcestor sauce
      ・1 tbsp Japanese Sake
      ・1/2 tbsp soy sauce


  • 1. Mix and set them aside.
  • 2. Cut chicken thigh into 3cm cubes and sprinkle them with salt and pepper. Peel potatoes and cut them into 5mm cubes.
  • 3. Heat olive oil in a flying pan and put potatoes and chicken skin side down. Cook them, pressing on the chicken from time to time.
  • 4. When the skin turns golden brown, turn them over and grill the other side.
  • 5. Turn them over again and cover. Let it cook for about five minutes.
  • 6. Wipe the remaining oil in the pan. Place 1 into the pan and cook, blending with the 1.

Umami Score of Main Ingredients in the Recipe



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調理時間 15分

  • Cooking time : 15 minutes
  • Calorific Value : 510 kcal

Chicken is rich in umami substance; glutamate and inosinate, potato is rich in glutamate. Pairing of these two ingredients provides umami synergy and makes dish tasty.



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  • About 150 recipes by cooking specialist Fumiyo Kawakami are presented in the book.
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