Teriyaki Flavor Chicken Burger Recipe

Japanese Easy Chicken Recipes

Teriyaki Flavor Chicken Burger recipe is a burger with a Japanese flavor. It is made by dipping the burger patties into some sweet soy base sauce called teriyaki sauce (or tare in Japanese) to give the patties a sweet, salty and tangy taste of the sauce mixtures. This teriyaki burger is a very famous menu item at western-style fast food restaurants in Japan. Try this Teriyaki Flavor Chicken Burger recipe to get the taste of east meets west flavor. Add your own choice of vegetables such as cucumber slices or shredded carrots for a more balance and nutritious meals.

Ingredients 1 :

  • 1 lb ground chicken meat
  • 1 medium size onion, remove skin and chopped coarsely
  • 1 teaspoon chopped garlic
  • 1 teaspoon grated ginger
  • 2 medium size egg, beaten
  • 4 lettuce leaves
  • 4 tsp mayonnaise
  • 4 slices of tomatoes
  • 4 slices of cheese
  • 4 hamburger buns
  • 1 teaspoon vegetable oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt or to taste
  • dash of pepper or to taste

Ingredients 2 :
(for making the teriyaki sauce)

  • 3 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp sake
  • 1 1/2 tbsp sugar or to taste
  • 2 tbsp mirin
  • 2 tsp katakuriko or potato starch (diluted in 2 tbsp water) (substitute with cornstarch/corn flour if not available)

Cooking Instructions :

  1. Heat oil in a frying pan and sauté the chopped onions for 5 to 10 minutes on medium to low heat until onions is soft or limp and set aside.
  2. In a bowl, add in ground chicken meat, garlic, ginger and onions. Mix well. Pour in the beaten egg and mix/blend using your fingers until all ingredients are thoroughly mix and the dough is sticky. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  3. Separate the dough into 4 equal parts and shape it into burgers patties.
  4. Heat the frying pan in step 1 and cook the patties for about 4-5 minutes on each side or until the meat patties are properly cook. Set aside.
  5. In a separate bowl, add the soy sauce, sake, sugar, mirin and potato starch. Mix the ingredients well.
  6. Pour the sauce ingredients into the frying pan in step 5 and bring to boil and then reduce heat to simmer until sauce have thicken. Dip the patties into the teriyaki sauce to coat it.
  7. Heat the flat surface of the bun on a pan until slightly brown.
  8. Remove bun from heat and put lettuce, tomatoes, cheese, mayonnaise and the teriyaki coated chicken patty on your bun to make your burger.

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