The Secret of a Yakitori Shop's Delicious Chicken Kabobs

The Secret of a Yakitori Shop's Delicious Chicken Kabobs

Here is the secret to making the best tasting chicken thigh yakitori that rivals speciality restaurants. With no skills or speciality cuts of chicken, you can create yakitori at home.

Ingredients: 4 skewers

Chicken thigh meat
1 thigh
Bamboo skewers


1. Trim the excess fat of the chicken thighs. Divide the skin and meat, and cut each down to 4 cm by 2 cm pieces.
2. Working along the meat grain, skewer the skin and meat pieces, alternating between each type and using about 3 pieces per skewer.
3. You're ready to grill either on hot coals or in a frying pan! Season with your favorite yakitori sauce or salt and pepper.
4. Season heavily with salt and pepper (if using) or create a yakitori sauce with this, Recipe ID: 874168.

Story Behind this Recipe

Because I had said "I want to eat delicious yakitori!", I picked up this Yakitori Shop technique from a friend at a bar-b-que.
This is easy to do at home, and enhances your home made yakitori.