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Chicken Yakitori

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"Chicken Yakitori is a savory but sweet dish that is sure to turn heads. With a smokey taste from the charred chicken, and a punch of sweetness from the sauce, the balance between flavors is sure to bump this recipe into your top 10 dishes!"

Serves 4 servings, 3 oz each | Prep Time 5 - 10 mins | Cook Time 20 - 25 minuets

Why I Love This Recipe

The perfect balance between savory and sweet is what makes this dish perfect. Accompanied with white rice, this quick recipe will surely satisfy any hungry tummy.

Ingredients You'll Need

4 oz Dark Soy Sauce
4 oz Sake
1 oz Granulated Sugar
4 Chicken Breast (approx. 2 1/2 oz each)
1/2 TBSP Cornstarch
1/2 TBSP Sesame Seeds (or to taste)


1) Combine the soy sauce, sake, and sugar. Set aside 4 oz of the mixture for step 3.
2) Brush the chicken with the remaining soy sauce mixture and place on baking sheet. Place baking sheet in a salamander with the heat set to medium, for that perfect char. Leave chicken in for 10 minuets and flip. Leave for another 5, then take out to allow resting period.
3) To make the sauce, combine 1 fluid oz of the soy sauce mixture with the cornstarch. With the other 3 oz of remaining sauce, bring to boil in a saucepan, then stir in cornstarch slurry. Stirring constantly, continue boiling until the sauce thickens, simmer for 1 minute.
4) Slice each chicken breast in 1 inch pieces. Serve each breast in a fanned-out fashion with a small amount of sauce. Garnish with sesame seeds.

Pairs Well With

White Rice, Steamed Vegetables

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