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Chicken Yakitori

A popular snack in Japan! The term "yakitori" means skewered food that is grilled.

Prep: 20 mins
Cook: 10 mins
Serves: 2
    • 150ml Blue Dragon Dark Soy Sauce
    • 90g caster sugar
    • 25ml sake or dry white wine
    • 1 tbsp. plain flour
    • 6 bamboo skewers - soaked in water for at least 1 hour
    • Bunch baby leeks or spring onions
    1. Combine all the ingredients for the sauce in a pan and bring to the boil. Simmer at low heat for 10 minutes until the sauce has reduced by one third. Set aside.
    2. Clean and cut the leeks / spring onions into 3 cm long pieces.
    3. Cut each chicken thigh into six chunks and thread the chicken and vegetables alternately onto the bamboo skewers.
    4. Grill on the barbecue, in the griddle pan or in the oven grill (medium heat) and brush the skewers several times generously with the sauce.
    5. When the chicken is cooked through and crispy on the outside, serve with any left over sauce.