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Japanese Tacos

These fusion tacos combine the flavors of Japan and the spirit of Mexico. Flavorful pickles and sake-scented chicken are all wrapped up in a soft tortillas for a fun and tasty twist on the traditional.

Tasty Team
88% would make again

Under 30 minutes

Japanese Tacos

Under 30 minutes


for 4 servings

  • ½ cucumber, diced
  • ½ eggplant, diced
  • 2 okras, chopped
  • 1 japanese ginger, chopped
  • 2 shiso leaves, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons mirin
  • 1 tablespoon vinegar
  • ¼ teaspoon sugar
  • 4 oz ground chicken (115 g)
  • 2 tablespoons sake
  • salt, to taste
  • black pepper, to taste
  • 1 teaspoon green onion, thinly sliced
  • 4 tortillas
  • lettuce, to serve
  • 4 cherry tomatoes, quartered
  • shredded mozzarella cheese, to serve

Nutrition Info

  • Calories 243
  • Fat 5g
  • Carbs 35g
  • Fiber 3g
  • Sugar 4g
  • Protein 11g

Estimated values based on one serving size.


  1. Add the cucumber, eggplant, okra, Japanese ginger, shiso, soy sauce, mirin, vinegar, and sugar to a bowl and gently mix.
  2. Heat a pan over medium heat and add the chicken and sake. Cook until no longer pink and cooked through.
  3. Add salt, black pepper and green onion. Lightly fry, then set aside.
  4. Place lettuce on one side of the tortilla, then top with chicken, 1 tomato, and cheese. Top with the cucumber and eggplant mixture and fold over.
  5. Enjoy!
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Japanese Tacos