Pan-fried Yakitori

Yakitori grilled chicken – minus the skewers! You don't need a special grill, just a frying pan to make simple yet delicious yakitori at home.

Pan-fried Yakitori
Photographed by Masaya Suzuki


Recipe by
Naomi Kijima

Easy

Chicken

Vegetables

Quick

290kcal

15minutes

Calorie count is per serving.

Ingredients (Serves 2)

  • 1 chicken thigh (200 g)
  • 1 pack king oyster mushrooms (100 g)
  • 4 shishito peppers
  • [A]

    • 2 tbsp soy sauce
    • 1 tbsp sugar
    • 1 tbsp mirin
    • 4 tbsp water
  • Vegetable oil

Directions

1

Cut the chicken into bite-size pieces. Cut the king oyster mushrooms lengthwise in half. If long, cut across in half. Use the tip of your knife to make incisions in the shishito peppers.

2

Combine [A].

3

Heat 1/2 tbsp of vegetable oil in a pan. Place the chicken skin-side down. Fry for 4 minutes at medium heat. Turn over and fry for 3 more minutes.

4

Push the chicken to the side of the pan and use the empty space to fry both sides of the mushrooms until golden brown. Add the shishito peppers and stir-fry briefly.

5

Add [A] to the pan. Turn up the heat to reduce the liquid until the ingredients have a glistening coat.