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Tofu Tsukune Recipe

Total Time30 mins
Keyword: tofu tsukune
Servings: 2


  • ½ block Tofu
  • 300 grams ground chicken
  • ¼ onion, finely chopped
  • 5-6 green beans, chopped
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 tbsp Usukuchi soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp sake
  • 1 tsp Miso
  • 1 tsp juice of a grated ginger
  • 1-2 tbsp Katakuriko
  • A pinch of salt
  • A pinch of pepper


  • Drain the tofu of excess water then crumble.
  • Add the ground chicken and mix well.
  • Mix in the onion and green beans.
  • Add the beaten egg, Usukuchi soy sauce, sake, 1 tablespoon of sugar, Miso, ginger juice, and Katakuriko. Combine well. If the mixture is too soft, add a bit more Katakuriko.
  • Season with salt and pepper.
  • Shape the mixture into balls and fry in a thinly oil-coated pan over low-medium heat.
  • When the surface starts to cook through, flip the meatballs, cover the pot, and reduce the heat to low.
  • When both sides are cooked, they’re done.