a Japanese dish consisting of small, marinated chunks of meat, typically chicken and giblets, placed on skewers, often together with vegetable pieces, and grilled
Origin of yakitoriJapanese from yaki, grilling + tori, bird
A dish of bite-sized marinated chicken pieces grilled on skewers.
Origin of yakitoriJapanese yaki roasting tori bird
- A Japanese shishkabob-type dish made with small pieces of chicken, fish, vegetables or beef which have been marinated in soy sauce and then cooked on skewers.
From Japanese ç„¼ãé³¥ (ã‚„ãã¨ã‚Š), from ç„¼ã "˜grilled, toasted' + é³¥ "˜bird'.