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

Potato Dumplings

Saga Wagyu Sukiyaki

Mashed Tofu Salad (Shira-ae)

Soy Marinated Wagyu with Congee, Ginger and Scallion

Frozen Lettuce

Sushi Rice Risotto

Saga Wagyu Tortilla

Daikon Fettuccine with Tomato-Basil Sauce


Orange-Roasted Seafood and Kunomoto Oysters with White Miso Sauce

Saga Wagyu Panzanella

Potato Dumpling Sauce

Foie Gras Doufu

Wagyu Tartar with Spicy Mayo, Caviar and Garnishes

Nikujaga, Morimoto-Style

Vegetable Sushi

Miso-Braised Short Ribs Tempura

Chicken Cooked in Beer

Hibiscus Sazerac

Wagyu Two Ways

Potato Noodles

Chilled Wagyu Shabu Shabu, Panzanella Salad and Basil Pearls

Angry Chicken

Black Cod Cooked with Sake

Iron Chef America

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