Definitions for yakitoriˌyɑ kɪˈtɔr i, -ˈtoʊr i
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ya•ki•to•riˌyɑ kɪˈtɔr i, -ˈtoʊr i(n.)
small pieces of boneless chicken marinated and then broiled and served on skewers.
Origin of yakitori:
1960–65; < Japn, =yaki broil +tori fowl
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.
Origin: From 焼き鳥 (やきとり), from 焼き ‘grilled, toasted’ + 鳥 ‘bird’.
Yakitori, grilled chicken, is commonly a Japanese type of skewered chicken. The term "yakitori" can also refer to skewered food in general. Kushiyaki, is a formal term that encompasses both poultry and non-poultry items, skewered and grilled. Both yakitori and kushiyaki mean the same, so the terms are used interchangeably in Japanese society.
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