I believe that there are probably close to a million ways to marinade and skewer chicken. That being said, I’d say that yakitori (or, Japanese skewered chicken) would have to be near the top of the  list for me. I’ve mentioned before that I took an International cooking class at my local community college a couple of years ago, and this delicious chicken was one of the dishes I familiarized myself with during the course.

I couldn’t find the original recipe that I jotted down from class, but this version was very close to what I remembered. I used boneless chicken breasts this time, but I think they’re even better with boneless, skinless chicken thighs. With a bit of steamed rice and broccoli, it’s a wonderful (and healthy!) weeknight meal to add to your menu soon.

4 Comments

  1. Posted January 25, 2012 at 3:01 PM | Permalink

    This looks perfect for the grill!

  2. Posted January 25, 2012 at 6:02 PM | Permalink

    This look so so tasty! I will definitely be trying it soon 🙂

  3. Sue
    Posted January 29, 2012 at 8:04 PM | Permalink

    Laura,

    just sent this off to my son. He’s all about great recipes especially Japanese. We met today at Walmart…what a treat. I expect I will be stopping by to chat often

    Sue

  4. Posted February 6, 2012 at 6:35 AM | Permalink

    I just love yakitori, haven’t made it for ages, thanks for the reminder.

    Your recipe is virtually the same as mine too!

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