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Teriyaki Chicken
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5 from 1 vote

How to Make Teriyaki Chicken

Teriyaki Chicken is a super easy and delicious recipe made with homemade teriyaki sauce and done in just 10 minutes!
Course Main Course
Cuisine Japanese
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 340kcal


  • 1 lb chicken thighs boneless, skinless, cut into 1 inch pieces.
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/4 cup Soy sauce
  • 3 tbsp white sugar
  • 3 tbsp rice wine vinegar
  • 2 tbsp Mirin optional, but use it if you can!
  • 2 tsp minced garlic fresh garlic, 2 cloves
  • 1/4 tsp ginger


  • Place a large skillet over medium high heat and allow to heat up. Add the oil and chicken then stir fry the chicken. Allow the chicken to brown, stirring and tossing occasionally.
  • Add soy sauce, sugar, vinegar, and Mirin in a small bowl. Whisk well to combine.
  • Add the garlic and ginger to the skillet and saute for about 30-45 seconds until garlic has browned. Pour in the sauce mixture and stir for about 3 minutes or until thickened into a glaze.
  • Serve over fried rice, steamed rice, or steamed broccoli and carrots. Garnich with green onion tops, sesame seeds, and top with remaining sauce from the pan.


  1. You can omit the Mirin in this recipe if you can't find it. 
  2. If the sauce is too thick, add in water in small increments until its reached desired thickness.


Calories: 340kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 20g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 111mg | Sodium: 963mg | Potassium: 263mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 88IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 15mg | Iron: 1mg
**Nutrition facts are based on my best estimation for this recipe. They may not be accurate depending on what brands you use or modifications you might make to the recipe. For most accurate calculations, I recommend using a nutrition calculator with the exact brands and measurements you use with the recipe.
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