Salt and Sauce Yakitori
|Chicken||3⁄4 Pound (300 gram)|
|Seven flavor chili pepper||To Taste|
|For yakitori sauce|
|Soy sauce||3 7⁄20 Ounce (100 milliliter)|
|Sake||3 7⁄20 Fluid Ounce (100 milliliter)|
|Brown sugar||3 Tablespoon|
|Garlic||1 Clove (5 gm)|
1. Remove the skin of the chicken. Remove the fat with a kitchen shears.
2. Beat the chicken with knife thoroughly so that the chicken becomes tender.
3. Cut the chicken into strips and cut them into 1 inch pieces.
4. Remove the stems of the shishito peppers.
5. Cut the spring onion into 1 inch pieces.
6. Remove stems of shiitake mushrooms.
7. Peel the garlic clove and crush with the flat side of the knife.
8. Cut the lemon in half and slice it into wedges.
9. Soaking bamboo skewers in water prevents them from burning.
10. To prepare yakitori sauce, take soy sauce, sake, brown sugar, honey and garlic in a pot.
11. Turn on the burner and dissolve the sugar on medium heat.
12. When it starts to boil, remove the foam.
13. Reduce the heat and let the sauce cook down a bit.
14. To prepare yakitori, stick the chicken and the spring onion alternately on a bamboo skewer.
15. Place the leftover chicken onto the skewers.
16. Stick shishito pepper and spring onion one after another and finish with a shiitake mushroom.
17. Stick 8 shishito peppers on a skewer.
18. Turn on the yakitori burner and sprinkle some salt on the salt yakitories.
19. Place the salt yakitories and vegetable skewer on the burner.
20. When one side is cooked, flip over the yakitories.
21. Dip the skewers in the yakitori sauce, roast them lightly and place them on a plate.
22. Serve the shishito peppers on the plate.
23. When salt yakitories are cooked, serve them on the plate.
24. Dip the skewers in sauce and roast them over the burner. Repeat the process 3-4 times until the sauce yakitori becomes golden brown.
25. Serve the yakitori over sisho leaves and serve with lemon.
26. Squeeze the lemon over the salt yakitories.
27. You can sprinkle 7 spices chili pepper over the sauce yakitories.
** The yakitori sauce can be stored in a fridge and reheated for reuse. The dipping process helps bring out the flavour of the sauce everytime repeated.