Chicken Yakitori Skewers

Will Stewart's Tokyo inspired Barbequed Chicken Yakitori Skewers. These tasty little bites are perfect for entertaining and matches perfectly with a glass of the Taylor Made BDX. The tannins from the French oak work extremely well with the sweetness from the glaze.

Chicken Yakitori Skewers

30mins
8 Serves

Will Stewart's Tokyo inspired Barbequed Chicken Yakitori Skewers. These tasty little bites are perfect for entertaining and matches perfectly with a glass of the Taylor Made BDX. The tannins from the French oak work extremely well with the sweetness from the glaze.

Ingredients

  • 8 boneless Chicken thigh fillets, cut into slices widthways
  • 1 bunch of shallots (spring onions), trimmed and sliced into 1-inch pieces
  • Skewers
  • 4 Garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1/2 inch Ginger, finely grated
  • 2 tbsp Soy Sauce
  • 4 tbsp red wine
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp Vinegar
  • Pepper
  1. Taylor Made BDX 2018
    Pairs perfectly with
    BDX Blend

Method

    Step 1
  1. In a bowl, combine the garlic, ginger, soy sauce, red wine, brown sugar, and vinegar and add the sliced chicken pieces and toss through together. Cover and allow to marinade for at least 20 minutes in the fridge.
  2. Step 2
  3. If using wooden skewers, soak them in a bowl of water for 20 minutes
  4. Step 3
  5. Remove the chicken from the fridge and thread the chicken onto the skewers, alternating with the sliced spring onions. Keep the marinade aside.
  6. Step 4
  7. Over a medium grill on the BBQ cook the chicken, turning regularly and brush with the reserved marinade while cooking.
  8. Step 5
  9. Serve as a light entrée with a lightly chilled glass of the BDX.