Classic Yakitori Recipe Video

Yakitori is a Japanese dish that€™s an afterwork favourite, washed down with a cold beer - once you€™ve had this at home, you€™ll want to make the trek to Tokyo for the real thing.


Preparation Time20 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageCuisine
MethodMain Ingredient


 Boneless skinless chicken thighs2 Pound, cubed
 Lemon juice2 Tablespoon
 Boneless skinless chicken thighs2 Pound, cubed
 Vegetable oil/Peanut oil2 Tablespoon
 Salt To Taste
 Pepper To Taste
 Chicken stock1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Soy sauce3 Tablespoon
 Mirin3 Tablespoon
 Juice of lemon2 Tablespoon
 Brown sugar1 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2720 Calories from Fat 1143

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 127 g195.9%

Saturated Fat 27.8 g139%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1763.6 mg

Sodium 4778.1 mg199.1%

Total Carbohydrates 49 g16.4%

Dietary Fiber 0.63 g2.5%

Sugars 31.2 g

Protein 359 g717.5%

Vitamin A 0.3% Vitamin C 110.4%

Calcium 1.7% Iron 106.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


n a bowl combine chicken chunks, oil, salt and pepper. Mix to combine.
Thread chicken on skewers, not to tightly you want even cooking.
In a medium saucepan, combine sauce ingredients and bring to a boil. Cook until reduced by half - stirring occasionally.
Grill skewers over direct high heat - lid closed as much as possible - turning when the first side is nicely charred and swapping positions as needed for even cooking.
Begin basting and turning the skewers until fully cooked.

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Editors Review

For all the fans of Japanese cuisine, here is a simple yet delicious Japanese dish - yakitori. You must have tried this grilled chicken several times, at the Oriental restaurants. With this recipe video guide, now you can prepare them in your own kitchen to celebrate any Oriental occasion.