About Yakitori (Japanese Chicken Kebabs)

Chicken tail

Juicy, melt in the mouth.

Japanese Name

Bonjiri, Bonbochi, Sankaku, Gonbo, Teiru


Meat exists around the tail bone, however there isn't much. The muscles around the tail are well formed as the chicken uses it frequently, so the taste is great.

  • The chicken tail has a lot of fat, and it is a popular part for chicken lovers with its juicy and melting texture.
Yakitori memo
  • The chicken tail also has a bone in it, and so the meat is very juicy and excellent for using in Yakitori. You can find chicken tail at specialist Yakitori restaurants.
  • You don’t have to warm chicken tail for it to taste good, so you can find chicken tail in packs at some convenience stores in Japan.
  • The fat from chicken tail goes away if you grill it, and it adopts a chewy texture. It’s also good for deep frying.
Chicken tail
Energy (kcal)
Water Content (g)
Protein (g)
Fat (g)
Carbohydrate (g)
[under 0.05]
Minerals (mg)
Sodium (mg)

※Per 100g (actual measument)