RECIPE: Ume (Japanese Plum) Teriyaki Chicken

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RECIPE: Ume (Japanese Plum) Teriyaki Chicken

This recipe uses one pan making it a quick and easy meal. Slightly sweet teriyaki sauce pairs perfectly with the salty tang of pickled plums giving the chicken a unique flavor. Neri ume helps the sauce come together in a snap!

Servings: 1


  • 1 chicken breast (~260g)
  • 1 Tbsp potato starch
  • 1 Tbsp oil
  • Pinch ofsalt

Ume teriyaki sauce:


  1. Cut chicken breast in half lengthwise, then into 1 cm wide pieces. Rub thoroughly with a pinch of salt then with potato starch. 
  2. Heat the oil in the pan over medium heat. Add the chicken pieces and cook until browned on both sides, about 3 mins. 
  3. Add the ume teriyaki sauce ingredients to the pan and stir fry with the chicken until the sauce thickens. 
  4. Serve on a plate or on top of rice as a donburi (rice bowl) and enjoy!

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