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Chicken Yakitori and Yaki Onigiri

edited September 2013 in EggHead Forum
This was my first cook from The Japanese Grill and it was awesome. I learned a few things that I'll change up next time, but still very happy with results.

My swing grate was showing some rust so I cleaned it and used for this cook. I needed a middle level and next time will use my AR at the felt line. The foil covered fire bricks recommended by the book worked okay, but a few wood skewers burned so I think the extra height will help.

I also need some practice forming the Yaki Onigiri rice...they held together but I never could get the traditional triangular shape.

I was really impressed with the Yaki Onigiri, which I had never eaten before.

Paired with a Washington Riesling which worked well on a hot summer day.
LBGE & SBGE.  Central Texas.  


  • calikingcaliking Posts: 10,119
    Nice cook! You keep busting out some really cool cooks.

    #1 LBGE December 2012 • #2 SBGE February  2013 • #3 Mini May 2013
    A happy BGE family in Houston, TX.
  • rholtrholt Posts: 380
    Looks interesting. I like most Asian flavor a so I am sure it was a hit.
  • AviatorAviator Posts: 1,709

    Very nice. I have to get into Jap cooking. I see they have a kindle edition, makes me want to try it. Any comments on the book?


    Large and Small BGE, Blackstone 36 and a baby black Kub.

    Chattanooga, TN.


  • Glad you got the book, Cparktx.  Lots of great recipes in it.

    Dripping Springs, Texas.
    Just west of Austintatious

  • CPARKTXCPARKTX Posts: 1,761
    Thanks @caliking, I enjoy the variety and have been learning a lot. @Aviator this was my first cook from the book, but I see a bunch of recipes I hope to try. I've seen a few posts here from others that have it and they were positive too.
    LBGE & SBGE.  Central Texas.  
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