Yakitori

Lynn Clay

By
@LavenderLynn

Posted for Culinary Quest.


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Serves:

8 skewers

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

25 Min

Method:

Barbecue

Ingredients

1 1/2 c
mirin
3/4 c
soy sauce
4 Tbsp
sugar
1 clove
garlic, pressed
1 lb
boneless chicken thighs
1-2
green onion, in inch-long pieces (optional)
8
bamboo skewers

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Put mirin, soy sauce, sugar and garlic, if using, into a medium-sized sauce pan, and cook over medium heat until there is only half as much sauce remaining.
2
Let cool slightly while you are preparing the chicken.
3
Cut chicken into bite-sized pieces; keeping the skin on is usual in Japan.
4
Thread chicken onto skewers, alternating with green onion if desired.
5
Begin grilling the chicken skewers on both sides without the sauce, when the meat starts changing color, brush the sauce on both sides, and continue grilling, brushing on sauce about 3 times total, and turning until done.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken, Poultry Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Japanese