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Matt Abergel

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Matt Abergel, an authority on yakitori chicken, is the head chef of Hong Kong-based restaurants Yardbird and Ronin. Having worked at Masayoshi Takayama's Masa in New York and at Hong Kong's Zuma, Abergel opened Yardbird in Hong Kong in 2011.

Yardbird’s Yuzu-and-Miso-Marinated Chicken Tender Yakitori

Tender pieces of chicken fillet (a.k.a. chicken tenders) are marinated in miso, yuzu zest, mirin, and sake for a delicate sweet-salty flavor.

Yardbird’s Green Miso Chicken Breast Skewers

A play on pesto grilled chicken, this recipe uses miso paste in place of Parmesan to create a savory, flavor-packed marinade.

Yardbird’s Chicken Breast Yakitori

Skewered chunks of juicy grilled chicken breast, finished with sake and served with soy sauce and wasabi.