Japanese Grilled Chicken Yakitori


Recipe: Japanese Grilled Chicken Yakitori

Summary: Yakitori is a simple and DELICIOUS Japanese street food of grilled chicken, served either shio-style (with salt), or tare-style (with a mirin/sake/soy/sugar sauce). Typically, yakitori is made from bite-sized chicken pieces, scallions.


  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup mirin
  • 1/4 cup sake
  • 2 Tbsp granulated sugar
  • 1 – 1 1/2 lbs boneless, skinless chicken thighs, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 1 bunch green onions, white part only, cut into 2″ lengths

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  1. ok, maybe i’m missing something… in your instructions the marinade doesn’t actually meet the meat. how long should the chicken marinade before putting them on the grill?

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