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Morimoto vs. Tila

Chef Jet Tila challenges Iron Chef Morimoto to a seaweed battle.

About Masaharu Morimoto

Iron Chef Morimoto got his start at Nobu. He opened his own restaurant, Morimoto, in Philadelphia in 2002 and a second one in NYC in 2006.

Most Popular Recipes

All Recipes by Masaharu Morimoto

Vegetable Sushi

Saga Wagyu Sukiyaki

Mashed Tofu Salad (Shira-ae)

Angry Chicken

Miso-Braised Short Ribs Tempura

Daikon Fettuccine with Tomato-Basil Sauce

Frozen Lettuce

Sushi Rice Risotto

Potato Noodles


Chicken Cooked in Beer

Foie Gras Doufu

Chilled Wagyu Shabu Shabu, Panzanella Salad and Basil Pearls

Potato Dumplings

Hibiscus Sazerac

Black Cod Cooked with Sake

Soy Marinated Wagyu with Congee, Ginger and Scallion

Nikujaga, Morimoto-Style

Potato Dumpling Sauce

Saga Wagyu Tortilla

Wagyu Two Ways

Saga Wagyu Panzanella

Wagyu Tartar with Spicy Mayo, Caviar and Garnishes

Orange-Roasted Seafood and Kunomoto Oysters with White Miso Sauce

Iron Chef America

Based upon the Japanese cult sensation, Iron Chef America carries on the legend of Kitchen Stadium and the famed "secret ingredient."