Iron Chef Japan

Season 1 Episode 5

Spanish Mackeral

Aired Daily 11:00 PM Apr 17, 1998 on Fine Living



  • Trivia

    • The challenger brings the Chairman a gift. The Chairman is quick to point out that he can not be bribed in determining the final outcome (and of course, Kaga never has a vote during judging).

    • There are 15 Spanish mackerels from the waters near Kyushu, Japan available to the chefs. It is also revealed that each fish cost at least three hundred American dollars.

  • Quotes

  • Notes

  • Allusions

    • Fukui Kenji: A rebel with a cause you might say.

      This is a play off the 1955 James Dean-Natalie Woods film, Rebel Without a Cause.