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    Yakitori Kebabs with Chicken and Vegetables

    Yakitori is Japanese for marinated chicken kebabs. We have added vegetables to this easy low fat dish.

    • Nut Free
    • Preparation time: 10 minutes plus 1-2 hours marinating
    • Cooking time: 15 minutes
    • Total time: 25 plus 1-2 hours marintaing 25 minutes

    Serves: 4


    • 4 tbsp Waitrose Japanese Soya Sauce
    • 2 tbsp Yutaka Japanese Mirin
    • 1 tbsp Waitrose Pure Clear Honey
    • 2.5cm piece root ginger, peeled and finely grated
    • 1 clove garlic, crushed
    • 400g pack Waitrose British Chicken Breast Chunks
    • 4 salad onions, each cut into 3 pieces
    • 1 Romano pepper, deseeded and cut into 2.5cm pieces


    1. In a large bowl, mix together the soya sauce, mirin, honey, ginger and garlic. Add the chicken and stir well. Cover and leave to marinate in the fridge for 1-2 hours or overnight.
    2. Preheat the grill to high. Thread the chicken, salad onions and pepper pieces alternately, dividing them between 4 metal skewers, reserving the marinade.
    3. Place the kebabs on the grill rack and brush liberally with the marinade. Cook for 10-15 minutes, turning occasionally and basting with the marinade. The chicken should be cooked until the juices run clear and there is no pink meat; the vegetables should be lightly charred. Serve immediately, with Waitrose Medium Egg Noodles, garnished with salad onions.

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    Cook's tips

    If you are short of time, marinate the chicken for just 20 minutes - it will still absorb a lot of the flavours. Try using a different selection of vegetables, such as yellow peppers and courgettes.


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