Jow - Recipe: Japanese Chicken Skewers

Japanese Chicken Skewers

Easy to make & fun to eat. The whole family will love these meatballs on a stick!

10 minutesPrep time
10 minutesCook time
607 cal.Per serving


Frying pan, Stovetop, Skewers, Pot (small), Immersion blender


Chicken breast

Step 1

Finely chop the chicken with a knife or in an immersion blender bowl or food processor.

Yellow onion

Step 2

Mince or finely chop the onion.

Chicken breast
Yellow onion

Step 3

In a bowl, combine the chicken, egg, onions, breadcrumbs, salt & pepper. Add a bit of flour if the mixture is too wet.

Step 4

Coat the palms of your hands with oil. Using your hands, roll the chicken mixture into 1.5 inch balls.

Step 5

Slide 2-3 meatballs onto each wooden skewer.


Step 6

Meanwhile, cook the rice according to the package instructions.

Step 7

Add a drizzle of oil to a pan over medium heat. Add the skewers & brown the meatballs on all sides.

Step 8

Once the meatballs are golden brown, reduce the heat to low, cover & cook for 4 min.

Sugar (granulated)
Teriyaki sauce

Step 9

Remove the lid. Add the sugar & teriyaki sauce (if using soy sauce, add a bit more sugar). Stir to combine. As the sauce has thickens, spoon it over the meatballs.


Step 10

Serve the skewers over the rice. Drizzle any leftover pan sauce over top. Enjoy!

Nutrition facts

Average estimated amount for one serving

Energy607 cal.

On average, one serving of the recipe "Japanese Chicken Skewers" contains 607 Energy, 12 g of Fat, 81 g of Carbohydrates, 45 g of Protein.

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