Taste of Japan in Your Kitchen
Taste of Japan in Your Kitchen
by Maki Fujimoto

Teriyaki-Flavored Meat Stuffed Green Pepper

These are minced chicken stuffed green peppers. In Japan, meat stuffed peppers are more commonly eaten at home rather than at restaurants. It is a main dish that can be easily prepared in your kitchen. The teriyaki flavor will stimulate the appetite and tastes delicious with rice.
Cooking time
25 min
Total Calories
253 Kcal
Ingredients
13
by Maki Fujimoto

Ingredient

4
Green peppers
6 green peppers
Minced chicken
10¼ oz / 300g
Onion
3½ oz / 100g
A
Egg
1 egg
Mayonnaise
1 tbsp
Potato starch
1 tbsp
Japanese granulated soup stock
1 tsp
Grated garlic
1/4 oz / 5g
B
Soy sauce
1½ tbsp
Sake
1½ tbsp
Mirin (Japanese sweet sake)
1½ tbsp
Sugar
1 tbsp
Vegetable oil
As needed

Nutrition

Calories
・・・ 253 Calories
Sodium
・・・ 600 mg
Fat
・・・ 14.7 g
Protein
・・・ 16.4 g
Carbonhydrates
・・・ 14.1 g
Fiber
・・・ 2 g
Cholesterol
・・・ 108 mg

Instructions

STEP 1

Add minced chicken, chopped onion and ingredients (A) into a bowl and mix well until sticky.

STEP 2

Cut the peppers in half lengthwise and remove the stems and seeds. Using a tea strainer, sprinkle the inside of the peppers evenly with potato starch (not included in ingredients).

STEP 3

Fill green peppers with ingredients from step 1. Tip: Place a heaping spoonful of the mixture into green peppers, making sure there are no open spaces.

STEP 4

Heat vegetable oil in a frying pan over medium-low heat, place green pepper from step 3 (meat side down), cover and cook for 3 minutes.

STEP 5

Turn over and sprinkle with about 1 tbsp sake or cooking wine (not included in ingredients). Cover with a lid and cook for 3 minutes, then turn off the heat and let it rest in the pan for a couple minutes. Add ingredients (B) into the pan, turn up the heat again, and simmer until the liquid has reduced to about 1/4 of its original volume. Place the stuffed peppers on a plate and pour the remaining sauce over it.