Japanese recipes that have chicken as the main ingredient. Japanese tori, toriniku, チキン, 鶏, or 鶏肉. Chicken in Japanese can be written in Katakana as チキン which translates literally as chikin and is very familiar, but also as 鶏 which represents the actual chicken as a “bird” in Kanji. Most often you will see 鶏肉 which is toriniku and literally translates as chicken meat.