Japanese Chicken Hot Pot (Mizutaki)

Japanese Chicken Hot Pot (Mizutaki) 150 Author: Canadian Living Credits: Japanese Chicken Hot Pot (Mizutaki) 150

  • Portion size 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 8 oz soft tofu
  • 1/2 napa cabbage
  • 8 shiitake mushrooms
  • 2 carrots
  • 2 leeks
  • 1 bunch enoki mushrooms
  • 1 green onion thinly sliced
  • 1 pkg (14 oz/400 g) Udon noodle
  • 1 pkg (14 oz/400 g) ramen noodles
Broth:
  • 3 lbs whole chickens
  • 1 piece dried seaweed (kombu), optional
  • 4 teaspoons Japanese rice
  • 1 tablespoon sake
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon granulated sugar
Dipping Sauce:
  • 1/2 cup ponzu sauce
  • 3 tablespoons finely grated daikon radishes

Method

Broth: Cut up chicken; remove skin. Debone meat; cut into bite-size pieces. Cover and set aside in refrigerator.

In Dutch oven, bring carcass, wings, bones, seaweed (if using), rice, sake, salt, sugar and 8 cups (2 L) water to boil; discard seaweed. Cover and simmer, skimming off foam, until reduced to about 5 cups (1.25 L), about 1 hour. Strain through cheesecloth into serving pot, or cool and refrigerate for up to 24 hours.

Pat tofu dry; cut tofu and cabbage into bite-size cubes. Remove stems from shiitake mushrooms; cut shallow X in each cap if desired. Peel carrots; slice carrots and leeks on bias into 1/3-inch (8 mm) thick slices.

Arrange tofu, cabbage, shiitake mushrooms, carrots, leeks and enoki mushrooms on platter. Sprinkle with green onion.

Dipping Sauce: Divide ponzu sauce among 4 small bowls; mix in daikon.

Heat chicken broth on stove top just until simmering; add chicken meat and return to simmer. Place pot on burner on table. Simmer for 10 minutes.

Add about one-quarter of the vegetables at a time to hot pot; simmer until desired doneness. Remove chicken and vegetables from broth to dip into sauce.

Add noodles to remaining broth; cook until heated through. Ladle into bowls.

Nutritional facts Per serving: about

  • Sodium 169 mg
  • Protein 14 g
  • Calories 375.0
  • Total fat 4 g
  • Potassium 476 mg
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Saturated fat trace
  • Total carbohydrate 70 g

%RDI

  • Iron 21.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 41.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 12.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 67.0
  • Vitamin C 15.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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