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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

Chicken Cooked in Beer

Sushi Rice Risotto

Miso-Braised Short Ribs Tempura

Daikon Fettuccine with Tomato-Basil Sauce

Potato Noodles

Nikujaga, Morimoto-Style

Potato Dumpling Sauce

Foie Gras Doufu

Potato Dumplings


Black Cod Cooked with Sake

Saga Wagyu Tortilla

Chilled Wagyu Shabu Shabu, Panzanella Salad and Basil Pearls

Frozen Lettuce

Soy Marinated Wagyu with Congee, Ginger and Scallion

Hibiscus Sazerac

Wagyu Two Ways

Wagyu Tartar with Spicy Mayo, Caviar and Garnishes

Orange-Roasted Seafood and Kunomoto Oysters with White Miso Sauce

Saga Wagyu Panzanella

Iron Chef America

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