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Japanese Chicken Yakitori

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For marinade
  Japanese soy sauce 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sake/Dry sherry 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Brown sugar 1 Tablespoon
  Grated fresh ginger 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Chicken breasts 3 Pound, boned, skinned and cut into 1 1/2-inch cubes
  Green onions 6 , cut into 1-inch lengths (White Part Only)
  Chopped chives 1 Tablespoon (For Garnish)
  Green onion 1 (For Garnish)

For marinade: Combine all ingredients in saucepan.
Simmer for 1 minute; cool.
Alternately thread chicken and green onions onto wooden skewers.
Prepare hibachi or barbecue, or preheat broiler.
Dip skewers into marinade, coating well.
Cook for 3 to 4 inches from heat, basting frequently or dipping skewers back into marinade, until crisp and well glazed, about 4 to 5 minutes on each side.
Sprinkle with chives and green onion.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1732 Calories from Fat 155

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 17 g26.4%

Saturated Fat 4.5 g22.7%

Trans Fat 0.3 g

Cholesterol 789.3 mg263.1%

Sodium 8077.4 mg336.6%

Total Carbohydrates 34 g11.5%

Dietary Fiber 4.5 g17.9%

Sugars 19.3 g

Protein 325 g649.3%

Vitamin A 86% Vitamin C 106.2%

Calcium 24.3% Iron 79%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Japanese Chicken Yakitori Recipe