Chicken Thigh Yakitori
At Hong Kong’s Yardbird, the cooks don’t just cut up chicken thighs to skewer for yakitori: They separate the meat into several different muscles and grill each individually. “This allows each piece to be cooked at the same speed,” says co-owner Lindsay Jang. Slideshow: Chicken Thigh Recipes
The tare glaze can be refrigerated for up to 1 week.
Tare is a Japanese dipping sauce made primarily from soy sauce. It is available on amazon.com.
Light-bodied Valpolicella from Italy’s Veneto region tends to have fresh red-cherry flavor, making it a nice match for the lightly sweet glaze here.