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Yakitori - Yakitori is Japanese grilled chicken skewers. Learn how to make them with this easy Yakitori recipe that takes only 20 mins | rasamalaysia.com

Yakitori - Yakitori is Japanese grilled chicken skewers. Learn how to make them with this easy Yakitori recipe that takes only 20 mins | rasamalaysia.com

Yakitori

Yakitori – Yakitori is Japanese grilled chicken skewers. Learn how to make them with this easy Yakitori recipe that takes only 15 minutes.

Originally published in May 2010. Updated with new photos.

Yakitori - Yakitori is Japanese grilled chicken skewers. Learn how to make them with this easy Yakitori recipe that takes only 20 mins | rasamalaysia.com

One of my favorite things to do on the weekends is having dinner with good friends at a Japanese izakaya or yakitori restaurant. The casual gastro-pub settings and the scrumptious fares offered at these restaurants have had me hooked since my first trip to Tokyo many years ago. I just love yakitori, which is Japanese grilled chicken skewers over charcoal fire, with a simple salt or tare (soy sauce) seasoning.

Yakitori - Yakitori is Japanese grilled chicken skewers. Learn how to make them with this easy Yakitori recipe that takes only 20 mins | rasamalaysia.com

Here is my yakitori recipe. It takes only 20 minutes to make these yakitori. They will be great for the Spring or Summer parties!

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Yakitori Recipe

Yakitori – Yakitori is Japanese grilled chicken skewers. Learn how to make them with this easy Yakitori recipe that takes only 20 mins.

Prep time:

Cook time:

Total Time:

Makes3

Ingredients:

1 lb boneless and skinless chicken leg meat, cut into bite-size pieces
Scallions, white part only, cut into 2-in lengths
Bamboo skewers, soaked before grilling
Sea salt

Yakitori Tare Sauce:

3 tablespoons soy sauce
1/2 cup mirin
2 tablespoons sugar

Method:
Add all the ingredients of the Tare Sauce into a small sauce pan and bring it to boil. Transfer out to a small bowl and set aside.

Thread 3 pieces of chicken meat onto a bamboo skewer, separating each piece with the scallion.

Heat up a BBQ grill and sprinkle a wee bit of salt sparingly on the surface of the chicken. Turn the skewers and do the same on the other side. Keep turning the chicken to make sure they are cooked and charred evenly. When the chicken is almost done, dip the chicken skewer into the tare sauce and grill it for about 30-40 seconds on both sides. Serve immediately.

Yakitori - Yakitori is Japanese grilled chicken skewers. Learn how to make them with this easy Yakitori recipe that takes only 20 mins | rasamalaysia.com

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Yakitori Recipe

Serves 3 | Prep Time: 15 Mins | Cook Time: 5 Mins

Ingredients:

1 lb boneless and skinless chicken leg meat, cut into bite-size pieces
Scallions, white part only, cut into 2-in lengths
Bamboo skewers, soaked before grilling
Sea salt

Yakitori Tare Sauce:

3 tablespoons soy sauce
1/2 cup mirin
2 tablespoons sugar

Method:

Add all the ingredients of the Tare Sauce into a small sauce pan and bring it to boil. Transfer out to a small bowl and set aside.

Thread 3 pieces of chicken meat onto a bamboo skewer, separating each piece with the scallion.

Heat up a BBQ grill and sprinkle a wee bit of salt sparingly on the surface of the chicken. Turn the skewers and do the same on the other side. Keep turning the chicken to make sure they are cooked and charred evenly. When the chicken is almost done, dip the chicken skewer into the tare sauce and grill it for about 30-40 seconds on both sides. Serve immediately.

Cook’s Note:

I love eating my yakitori with bottled togarashi, mixed chili pepper for an extra kick.

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