Yummy Yakitori Recipe – Japanese Dish

Learn some Japanese recipe called Yakitori. It is one of the famous recipe in Japan, the grilled chicken. Learn the recipe, see the ingredients required below:

Yummy Yakitori Recipe

Yakitori Recipe


10 Boneless/skinless chicken thighs

2 Bunches of leeks

½ Cup soy sauce

½ Cup Japanese Mirin (cooking rice wine)

¼ Cup teriyaki sauce

1 Teaspoon brown sugar

¼ Teaspoon grated ginger

Coarse black pepper

Extras: Large re-sealable freezer bags and 10-12 bamboo skewers


  • Fill a shallow baking pan with water and place bamboo skewers inside to soak.
  • Cut chicken thighs into 2 inch cubes and place them in the freezer bag.
  • Cut leeks diagonally into 1 inch thick pieces and set them aside.
  • In a medium bowl, combine the ginger, mirin, soy sauce, sugar, teriyaki sauce and black pepper (adjusted to taste).
  • Pour the marinade into the freezer bag and seal it.
  • Gently shake the bag to thoroughly coat the meat and place it in a refrigerator for a few hours.
  • Remove chicken cubes from the refrigerator and skewer one piece followed by a piece of the leeks. Continue to alternate meat with leeks until ¾ of the skewer is full.
  • Place yakitori on a medium hot grill and cook for a couple of minutes per side or until nicely charred.

Thanks for dropping by. Enjoy your yummy Yakitori recipe.



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