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A dish of bite-sized marinated chicken pieces grilled on skewers.

[Japanese : yaki, roasting + tori, bird.]
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(Cookery) a Japanese dish consisting of small pieces of chicken skewered and grilled
[Japanese, from yaki grilled + tori bird]
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(ˌyɑ kɪˈtɔr i, -ˈtoʊr i)

small pieces of boneless chicken marinated and then broiled and served on skewers.
[1960–65; < Japanese, =yaki broil + tori fowl]
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He makes the popular stuff (ebi fry, tempura, croquette, yakitori, tonkatsu, bacon-wrapped veggies) as well as staples in Japanese family restos, like curry, meatballs, tamagoyaki (omelette), teriyaki, braised meats, hamburger (as in a chunky piece of patty).
I made a small grill in the garden like a Japanese hibachi which is ideal for yakitori, seekh kebabs and sate.
Changes included new lighting and decor, consolidating some departments, a self checkout area, and two new restaurants: the confections shop J-sweets and Toritetsu, a Tokyo-based eatery popular for its yakitori flavorful skewered chicken.
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