Carry genuine Japanese flavours to your dinner desk with this candy and tangy home made teriyaki rooster. Prep the rooster beforehand and also you’ll have this tasty after-work meal whipped up very quickly.


8-10 rooster thigh fillets

1/3 cup kecap manis

1 tbsp chilli garlic sauce

1 tbsp sesame oil

For the teriyaki sauce:

(makes approx 1 cup)

1/4 cup soy sauce

1/4 cup mirin

1/4 cup cooking sake

1 tbsp brown sugar

1 tbsp honey





Step 1. 

Marinate rooster in kecap manis, chilli garlic and sesame oil for a number of hours or in a single day.

Step 2. 

Preheat barbecue to excessive.

Step 3. 

Barbecue rooster for 8 minutes on both sides or till cooked and barely charred. Chop into chunk sized items and pour over 1/2 cup teriyaki sauce.

Step 4.

To make teriyaki sauce, place all elements in a pot. Carry to the boil and simmer for 15-20 minutes, or till sauce begins to thicken.

Serves 6-8.




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