Maria's Homemade Chicken Yakitori

Staff Writer
Maria's Homemade Chicken Yakitori
West Side Market

Chicken yakitori, otherwise known as grilled chicken skewers, is a fast and easy way to get a delicious dinner out on the table. This recipe makes the yakitori a year-round favorite by using the oven's broiler, but the skewers work out great on a grill, too. 

Ready in
1 h, 30 m
4
Servings
415
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 4 chicken cutlets, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1 green bell pepper, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1 red bell pepper, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1 yellow bell pepper, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1 Spanish onion, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1/4 Cup soy sauce
  • 2 Tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 Teaspoon minced fresh ginger
  • 1 Teaspoon sugar
  • 1 clove garlic, minced

Directions

If using wooden skewers, soak them in water for 20 minutes

In a shallow pan, combine the chicken cubes with the peppers, onions, soy sauce, oil, ginger, sugar, and garlic.

Refrigerate for at least 1 hour. Weave the marinated chicken, peppers, and onions onto skewers.

Preheat the broiler, and place a rack in a shallow baking pan. Broil the skewers about 4 to 5 minutes on each side, or until chicken is tender. Serve on a bed of steamed rice.

Chicken Shopping Tip

Buy whole chickens and ask the butcher to quarter them for you. You will save an average of $5 per pound, or more.

Chicken Cooking Tip

Allow meat to rest for at least ten minutes before slicing into it; otherwise, the juices will leak out.

Chicken Wine Pairing

Pinot noir, gamay, merlot, zinfandel, carménère, pinotage, or grenache with grilled, roasted, or other simply cooked chicken; chardonnay, pinot gris/grigio, pinot blanc, or chenin blanc with chicken in cream or light tomato sauce or with chicken crêpes or croquettes; sauvignon blanc or sémillon with fried chicken; viognier with spiced chicken dishes.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
23g
36%
Sugar
4g
N/A
Saturated Fat
5g
26%
Cholesterol
111mg
37%
Protein
39g
78%
Carbs
11g
4%
Vitamin A
98µg
11%
Vitamin B12
0.6µg
9.9%
Vitamin B6
1mg
61%
Vitamin C
149mg
100%
Vitamin D
0.7µg
0.2%
Vitamin E
3mg
13%
Vitamin K
4µg
5%
Calcium
43mg
4%
Fiber
2g
9%
Folate (food)
44µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
44µg
11%
Iron
2mg
11%
Magnesium
71mg
18%
Monounsaturated
12g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
18mg
92%
Phosphorus
364mg
52%
Polyunsaturated
5g
N/A
Potassium
715mg
20%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.2mg
13.5%
Sodium
990mg
41%
Sugars, added
1g
N/A
Thiamin (B1)
0.2mg
11.8%
Trans
0.2g
N/A
Zinc
2mg
12%

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