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Recipe : Marmalade Chicken, Tuna Salad, Sumashijiru and Rice Balls

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In this recipe video, I’ll introduce Japanese breakfast which is also kids Friendly. Menus are Marmalade Chicken, Tuna salad with Komatsuna, Sumashijiru and Onigiri Rice Balls. Of course, this set meal is also perfect for lunch and dinner. I hope you enjoy this tutorial and give it a try!

Ingredients (2 servings) :

Marmalade Chicken:
200g Chicken thigh
2 Tbsp Marmalade jam
2 tsp Soy sauce
1 tsp Sake
1/2 tsp Garlic powder
2 Tbsp Canola oil

Tuna Salad with Komatsuna:
70g Canned tuna
1/2 bundle Komatsuna
1/4 size Carrot
2 Tbsp White sesame
1/2 Tbsp Soy sauce
1/4 Tbsp Rice vinegar
1/4 Tbsp Sugar

200ml Dashi soup stock
1/4 Tbsp Soy sauce
1 pinch Salt
1/2 bundle Komatsuna
1/4 sheet Fried tofu
4 Dried wheat gluten

Rice balls:
200g Japanese rice *steamed
Kinako, as needed
Yukari, as needed
Aonori, as needed

Directions :

Marmalade Chicken:
1. Put the seasonings over the chicken and mix well.
2. Marinade the chicken for 10 minutes.
3. Put the oil over the frying pan and start to heat the chicken with low heat.
4. Put the lid and stir occasionally.
5. Turn to medium high heat and sautee until the sauce evaporates.

Tuna Salad with Komatsuna:
1. Cut the komatsuna into small pieces and thinly slice the carrot.
2. Soften the komatsuna and carrot. Drain the water.
3. Take out the excess oil from the canned tuna.
4. Roast the sesame seeds until light brown color.
5. Put tuna, roasted sesame seeds and veggies in a bowl.
6. Add all the seasonings and mix well.

1. Add dashi soup stock in a pot and start to heat with medium flame.
2. Add Komatsuna, fried tofu, wheat gluten and seasonings.
3. When it gets cooked, turn off the heat.

Rice balls:
1. Prepare the steamed Japanese rice.
2. Make small balls.
3. Sprinkle the seasonings on top one by one.

YUCa’s Tips

1. Prepare Dashi soup stock when making the sumashijiru.
2. Try different citrus flavor jam (i.e. Orange jam)!
3. Use other veggies for salad (spinach, green beans, cabbage etc).

Memo :
1. Are you looking for Japanese kitchenwares and cooking tools? Please visit our online store!
2. Would you like to cook many more recipes? Download Free recipe app from here! “Recipe by YJC

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