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Green Tea Chicken Stew
  Chicken is cooked in a green tea-based soup with grated ginger, sake, mirin, sugar and soy sauce. Turn a typical chicken stew into an umami-rich dish, and enjoy!

Ingredients (serves 2):

  • 16 fl. oz. hot water (175°F) 
  • 3 Tbsp. green tea (sencha) leaves
  • 1 lb. chicken thigh, boneless and skinless
  • 1 Tbsp. vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp. ginger, grated
  • 2 Tbsp. sake (rice wine)
  • 2 Tbsp. mirin (sweet rice wine)
  • 2 Tbsp. soy sauce
  • 1 Tbsp. sugar

Garnish:

  • 10 green beans, boiled
1

Fill Zojirushi water boiler & warmer with water and set temperature to 175°F.

2

Place sencha tea leaves into a teapot.

3

When the water temperature reaches 175°F, dispense 16 fl. oz. of hot water into the teapot. Allow tea to steep for 3 minutes. Pour into a pitcher and set aside.

4

Cut chicken into large bite-size pieces.

5

Heat vegetable oil in a saucepan over high heat.

6

Place chicken in pan and cook until both sides are lightly brown.

7

Add ginger, sake, mirin, soy sauce, sugar and green tea from step 3 to the saucepan.

8

When it begins to boil, skim and discard any scum that rises to the surface, then reduce heat to low.

9

Cover with lid and cook for 15 minutes.

10

Cut green beans in halves. Serve chicken in warm bowls and garnish with green beans. 

11

Enjoy!