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Teriyaki Chicken Recipe

Today’s Teriyaki Chicken Recipe is hands-down the best chicken teriyaki recipe! I know a lot of people like to claim that their recipe is the best one out there too. Once you make our Teriyaki Chicken Recipe you’ll never make another! I swear the secret is all in the sauce. . . after all getting the right balance of sweet and savory is a must! So we bring to you one of our family’s very favorite American-Japanese dishes: Teriyaki Chicken! I swear it is thee best teriyaki chicken recipe around.

Teriyaki Chicken Recipe is hands-down the best chicken teriyaki recipe! by cookingwithruthie.com

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There’s something about a good Teriyaki Chicken Recipe that we all just L.O.V.E.  I guess it’s gotta be in the sauce! 

Teriyaki Chicken Recipe is hands-down the best chicken teriyaki recipe! by cookingwithruthie.com

How to make Teriyaki Chicken Recipe

  • In a large skillet, warm oil; add chicken and cook for about 4 minutes on each side or until chicken is cooked through.
  • Meanwhile, in a medium saucepan on medium heat mix together soy sauce, water, ginger, garlic powder, brown sugar, and honey. Heat until gently boiling. Reduce heat to simmering.
  • In a separate bowl, stir together cornstarch and cold water until dissolved. Add to sauce and stir until sauce thickens. If sauce becomes too thick, add more water until you achieve desired thickness.
  • Transfer to chicken in skillet and simmer for a couple of minutes.
  • Serve over rice or stir fry vegetables.
Yield: 6

Teriyaki Chicken Recipe

Teriyaki Chicken Recipe on www.cookingwithruthie.com is a quick and easy weeknight dinner!

Teriyaki Chicken Recipe is hands-down the best chicken teriyaki recipe!

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breast, cubed
  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil or vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 2 small garlic cloves, minced or pressed (or 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder)
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 2-4 tablespoons honey, to taste
  • 1/4 cup corn starch
  • 1/2 cup cold water
  • Sesame seeds and chopped green onion to garnish, optional

Instructions

  1. In a large skillet, warm oil; add chicken and cook for about 4 minutes on each side or until chicken is cooked through.
  2. Meanwhile, in a medium saucepan on medium heat mix together soy sauce, water, ginger, garlic powder, brown sugar, and honey. Heat until gently boiling. Reduce heat to simmering.
  3. In a separate bowl, stir together cornstarch and cold water until dissolved. Add to sauce and stir until sauce thickens. If sauce becomes too thick, add more water until you achieve desired thickness.
  4. Transfer to chicken in skillet and simmer for a couple of minutes.
  5. Serve over rice or stir fry vegetables.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

6

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 472Total Fat: 15gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 11gCholesterol: 129mgSodium: 1290mgCarbohydrates: 34gFiber: 1gSugar: 26gProtein: 50g

Teriyaki Chicken Recipe is perfect for the busy holiday season! 

How are we already through half the month of September? Holy cow, the months are flying by. Before you know it, it will be Christmas. Did I just say the “C” word? I know. I know. It’s not nice to even mention that we’re only about 15 weeks away from the word that must not be named. If that doesn’t give you a myocardial infarction, I don’t know what will!

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Teriyaki Chicken Recipe is wonderful & we can’t wait for you to give it a try!

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* this recipe came from Jen at Bakerette

 

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  1. Liana says:

    5 stars
    Delicious. There were no left overs from this meal.

  2. Amanda DeNeef says:

    5 stars
    I have made this a dozen times! Everyone loves it over here πŸ™‚
    I usually add broccoli.

    Thanks for the best chicken teriyaki recipe!

    • Ruthie says:

      We are SO happy to hear how much you love it!! Broccoli would be a wonderful addition for sure. . . and we all need extra veggies in our diet! πŸ™‚
      Have a wonderful 2019 and we are so happy to have you apart of our CWR family.

  3. Bonnie says:

    5 stars
    Fabulous! I have made this twice for my family & they love it. They asked for it again. It’s very quick & easy to make, perfect for working moms. I highly recommend it. Can’t wait for more delicious recipes.

    • Madeliene says:

      I’m so glad to hear that you love this recipe and that your family does as well! I also love that it is quick and easy– like you said, perfect for busy working moms!! Thanks for following along. πŸ™‚

  4. Gillian Hunter says:

    I made this for dinner the other night and my daughter could not get enough of it. She ate the leftovers and requested that I make it again tonight. Best teriyaki sauce I have made even though I changed it just a little. I used fresh grated ginger and garlic, a good pinch of red pepper flakes and two sliced scallions in the sauce. Instead of using the sesame oil during the browning of the chicken, I used half a tsp or so of the oil right into the sauce. I also used chicken pieces, legs and thighs. I browned them covered them with the sauce and baked at 325 till they were cooked though. Absolutely loved. thanks for sharing.

    • Ruthie says:

      Awesome! Sounds like it was a hit and thanks for sharing your tips… we love to hear back from our readers! Have a fabulous day!!

  5. Sarah says:

    Sauce did not thicken at all. What could I have done wrong? Followed recipe exactly.

    • Ruthie says:

      It seems like the recipe ought to have worked- maybe it is altitude or simmering time. Sometimes all that’s needed is a minute or two longer to cook once to corn starch slurry is added to thicken. I hope that helps! πŸ™‚ xoxo~ Ruthie

  6. Norma Dorado says:

    5 stars
    Thank you so much for your Chicken Teriyaki recipe.My son like it so much!

  7. Ali says:

    5 stars
    This was very tastey, the best chicken teriyaki recipe I’ve tried so far (I’ve made some others that were just meh), but Ill definitely be using this one from now on.

  8. gina says:

    5 stars
    Excellent recipe! I decreased the amount of ginger and seasoned with the honey as stated to taste, and added a little crushed red pepper. Super modifiable, and will be keeping this one handy!

    • Ruthie says:

      Thank you so much!! I’m so happy you loved it. . . I love your modifications too! YUMMMM. xoxo~ Ruthie

  9. Cynthia says:

    It was so delicious and easy to make. Even for the picky eaters in my family

  10. Patti says:

    Delicious! I used boneless chicken thighs.

    • Ruthie says:

      Wonderful! I’m so glad that you enjoyed it. . . thank you for the fun comment. Have a wonderful Sunday! xoxo~ Ruthie

  11. Carol says:

    5 stars
    Great recipe. I cooked Jasmin rice in an electric rice cooker. I will make this again.

    • Ruthie says:

      I’m so happy to hear that it was a success! We love this recipe too!! Thank you for the fun comment. xoxo~ Ruthie

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