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

Nikujaga, Morimoto-Style

Wagyu Two Ways

Chicken Cooked in Beer

Hibiscus Sazerac

Daikon Fettuccine with Tomato-Basil Sauce

Foie Gras Doufu

Spiced Car

Potato Dumplings


Wagyu Tartar with Spicy Mayo, Caviar and Garnishes

Potato Dumpling Sauce

Potato Noodles

Frozen Lettuce

Vegetable Sushi

Black Cod Cooked with Sake

Saga Wagyu Tortilla

Miso-Braised Short Ribs Tempura

Sushi Rice Risotto

Saga Wagyu Panzanella

Saga Wagyu Sukiyaki

Soy Marinated Wagyu with Congee, Ginger and Scallion

Chilled Wagyu Shabu Shabu, Panzanella Salad and Basil Pearls

Angry Chicken

Orange-Roasted Seafood and Kunomoto Oysters with White Miso Sauce

Mashed Tofu Salad (Shira-ae)

Iron Chef America

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