Japanese Chicken Meatballs (Tsukune)

July/August 2011

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Chicken meatballs called tsukune are a Japanese-restaurant favorite—they’re essentially a chicken sausage mixture flavored with garlic and ginger. Use flat sword-shaped skewers instead of traditional round bamboo skewers to keep the meatballs from slipping when you try to turn them. Serve with bowls of steamed rice on the side.

Japanese Chicken Meatballs (Tsukune)

2 Reviews for Japanese Chicken Meatballs (Tsukune)

excellent meatballs!

These meatballs were fantastic! I baked skewers and they were gone in minutes.

Very unusual and different
Full of flavor!!

I did not have mirin, so I used sake instead. Also, I baked mine at 350 for 25-30 minutes without skewers. Delicious! Would be great as an appetizer for a party or gathering, as well as a dinner.

Lots of flavor
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Anonymous wrote 3 years 45 weeks ago

Love this on the grill.

Love this on the grill. Great way to get the kids to try something new. You could even make patties for asian sliders.

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