Turnip and Chicken Ankake

Steamed turnip and chicken waiting to warm you after a long day.

Cooking time
30 minutes
  • Nutrition information is for one serving.

Ingredients(Servings: 2)



1/3 stick

1 clove

2 Tbsp

as needed

(A)Chicken Seasoning

a dash

1 Tbsp


  1. Cut the chicken into 3 cm (1 in.) cubes and season with (A).
  2. Divide the root and leaves of the turnip. Peel the root and divide into 6 equal pieces. Boil the leaves, remove and cut into 5 cm (2 in.) lengths.
  3. Shave the turnip into long, thin strips and finely chop the remaining part. Chop the ginger into small and short pieces.
  4. Place the turnip root and chicken in a heat safe container. Sprinkle on some finely chopped ginger and spring onion.
  5. Place the container in a pre-heated steamer and cook for 15 minutes.
  6. Mix and heat the broth formed from steaming, 1 cup of water and the tsuyu. Add in the turnip leaves and starch evenly mixed with water. Stir well to thicken the sauce.
  7. Arrange the chicken and vegetables on a plate, pour on the sauce and garnish with the turnip strips.