Teriyaki Chicken


teriyaki recipe

Teriyaki Chicken

This is one of my all-time favorite go-to's for busy weeknights. It’s something everyone in my family loves and when I serve it with brown rice and steamed broccoli it’s something I feel great about feeding them.
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Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Main Course


  • 1 1/4 lbs. boneless skinless chicken breasts diced into 1-inch cubes
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1/4 cup low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup water
  • *2 Tbsp honey
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp packed light brown sugar
  • 1 Tbsp rice vinegar
  • 1/4 tsp toasted sesame oil
  • 2 tsp peeled and minced fresh ginger
  • 2 tsp peeled and minced fresh garlic 2 cloves
  • 2 tsp cornstarch
  • Sesame seeds and chopped green onions for serving (optional)


  • Heat olive oil in a non-stick skillet over medium-high heat.
  • Brown chicken (should take about 4-5 minutes on each side) until cooked through and at 165 deg F
  • While chicken is cooking, in a small bowl (or liquid measuring cup) whisk together soy sauce, water, honey, brown sugar, rice vinegar, sesame oil, ginger, garlic and cornstarch.
  • Add the slurry / sauce to the pan and toss until sauce is warm throughout and has thickened, about 30 - 60 seconds longer. 
  • Garnish with green onions and sesame seeds if desired.
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