Chicken and Vegetables with Miso


  • By
    Anna Tanaka
  • Time
    30 minutes
Chicken and Vegetables with Miso

This is a simple dish with miso and sweet teriyaki that will make your mouth water and chopsticks move faster. And the juicy chicken thighs go great with the vegetables! One piece of advice is to add the green pepper later than the eggplant so that it retains its texture.

Nutrition per Serving
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  • 17.6  oz Chicken thighs
  • 10.6  oz Eggplants
  • pieces Green peppers (small)
  • tbsp Sesame oil
  • tbsp Grated ginger
  • tbsp Soy sauce
  • tbsp Sake
  • tsp Sugar
  • tbsp Yakiniku sauce
  • tsp Mirin (Japanese sweet sake)
  • tbsp Miso
  • tbsp Potato starch dissolved in water


Step 1

Remove any sinew from the chicken thighs.
Cut eggplant in half lengthwise and cut radially into six equal pieces. Cut the peppers into pieces.

Step 2

Heat sesame oil in a frying pan and cook the chicken thighs from the skin side, pressing down with a spatula.

Chicken and Vegetables with Miso

Step 3

When the meat is cooked on the skin side, turn it over.
When the meat is about 80% done, remove it and cut it into pieces.

Chicken and Vegetables with Miso

Step 4

Add a little oil to a frying pan, add the eggplant, and grill until browned.

Chicken and Vegetables with Miso

Step 5

When the eggplant is cooked, add the chicken thighs and green peppers, miso, yakiniku sauce, and grated ginger and stir-fry together.

Chicken and Vegetables with Miso

Step 6

When the sauce is well mixed, lightly toss with water-soluble potato starch to make it thick.

Chicken and Vegetables with Miso

Step 7

Place on a plate and you're done!

Cooking Expert, Chef

Anna is a cooking expert, dietary life advisor, medicinal herbs coordinator and sweets concierge. She makes use of her experience of working for an agricultural food manufacturer, living in Germany, and traveling around Europe to experience the food culture of each country in creating her recipes. She is known for sharing her ideas on recipes that make both body and mind happy. Her motto is "Make cooking fun and the dining table bright ♪".