Easy Chicken Yakitori

Easy Chicken Yakitori Chicken yakitori is an easy Japanese dish to make at home. Serve with white rice and sake for an easy but special meal!


Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

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Time Details

    PREP : 10 mins

    COOK : 15 mins

    TOTAL : 15 mins

    SERVING : 4

    YIELD : 4 servings

  • Soak 10 wooden skewers in cold water for 15 minutes.

  • Thread chicken pieces onto the soaked skewers, alternating with scallions.

  • Combine sake, soy sauce, mirin, and sugar in a small saucepan and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes. Reserve 1/2 of the sauce for dipping.

  • Heat a grill pan over high heat and lightly brush with vegetable oil. Add skewers and cook until chicken is no longer pink in the center, basting frequently with 1/2 of the sauce, 7 to 10 minutes per side.

Per Serving: 276 calories; protein 21.7g; carbohydrates 14.8g; fat 9.2g; cholesterol 70.3mg; sodium 1871.4mg. Remember to baste frequently for best flavor!