Discovering the "Fifth Taste"

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

Wagyu Two Ways

Potato Noodles

Wagyu Tartar with Spicy Mayo, Caviar and Garnishes

Vegetable Sushi

Black Cod Cooked with Sake

Daikon Fettuccine with Tomato-Basil Sauce

Foie Gras Doufu

Spiced Car

Nikujaga, Morimoto-Style

Chicken Cooked in Beer

Saga Wagyu Panzanella

Chilled Wagyu Shabu Shabu, Panzanella Salad and Basil Pearls

Orange-Roasted Seafood and Kunomoto Oysters with White Miso Sauce

Saga Wagyu Sukiyaki

Potato Dumplings


Hibiscus Sazerac

Potato Dumpling Sauce

Miso-Braised Short Ribs Tempura

Sushi Rice Risotto

Saga Wagyu Tortilla

Mashed Tofu Salad (Shira-ae)

Frozen Lettuce

Angry Chicken

Soy Marinated Wagyu with Congee, Ginger and Scallion

Iron Chef America

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