Yakitori meaning

yäkĭ-tôrē
A dish of bite-sized marinated chicken pieces grilled on skewers.
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A Japanese dish consisting of small, marinated chunks of meat, typically chicken and giblets, placed on skewers, often together with vegetable pieces, and grilled.
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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.
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Origin of yakitori

  • Japanese yaki roasting tori bird

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Japanese 焼き鳥 (やきとり), from 焼き "˜grilled, toasted' + é³¥ "˜bird'.

    From Wiktionary