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grilled chicken balls w yakitori sauce

Recipe by
barbara lentz
beulah, MI

Great alternative to the same ol meatballs

yield 2 -4
prep time 5 Min
cook time 20 Min
method Grill

Ingredients For grilled chicken balls w yakitori sauce

  • 12 oz
    ground chicken
  • 2 lg
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 2 tsp
  • 2 tsp
  • 6 Tbsp
  • 1 Tbsp
    ginger grated
  • 4 Tbsp
  • 5 Tbsp
    shoyu or soy sauce
  • 1 Tbsp
    each mirin and sugar
  • 1/2 tsp
    cornstarch mixed with 1 tsp water

How To Make grilled chicken balls w yakitori sauce

  • 1
    Soak bamboo skewers in water for 30 minutes. Place all ingredients for chicken ball in food processor. Process until well mixed. Roll into golf ball size balls. Bring a pot of water to a boil and add the chicken balls and cook in boiling water until chicken balls change color and float to the top. Scoop out the balls with slotted spoon and drain on paper towels.
  • 2
    To make the sauce put all ingredients except cornstarch and water is saucepan. Bring to a boil. Add the cornstarch slurry and cook until thickened a bit.
  • 3
    Place the chicken balls on skewers and heat up a grill. Place the balls on the grill and grill brushing with the Yakitori sauce until golden brown.

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