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Microwaved Chicken and Green Onions

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Diet recipes contest 2008 Prizewinner

Cooking time about 20min
Salt 1.4 g
Calories per serving(Kcal) Conventional recipe 384 ⇒ Diet Recipe 264

ingredients(2 servings)

chicken thigh 1
green onion 1
(A)soy sauce 1 tbsp
(A)sugar 1 tbsp
(A)sake 3 tbsp
(A)mirin cooking sake 1 tsp


  1. Cut chicken and green onion into bite-size portions.
  2. Mix(A) in a microwave-safe dish. Soak chicken and green onion and set aside for 10 min.
  3. Cover lightly with plastic wrap, and microwave(500 W)for 5 to 6 min. If not cooked thoroughly, repeat.
  4. Remove chicken and green onion, and microwave(500 W)for 7 to 8 min, until the sauce thickens.(If necessary, heat on stove top for the sauce to thicken.)
  5. Serve chicken and green onion on a dish, and pour the sauce(4).

Helpful Hints

  • To cook 1 chicken thigh you would normally need 1 tablespoon(12 g)of oil, but with a microwave you can avoid using oil.

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