Fast and Easy Chicken Teriyaki is a family favorite! A super simple and scrumptious homemade teriyaki sauce tossed with diced chicken and served with rice!
A DELCIOUSLY GLAZED CHICKEN RECIPE
Besides crock pot recipes, most folks ask me for more chicken recipes. Seeing as I am always on the lookout for good chicken recipes, I totally get it. But I also want it to be a quick recipe without a lot of fuss. I don’t want fifty million ingredients and I don’t want it to take 2 hours to make and 30 dirty dishes.
THE MOST DELICIOUS HOMEMADE TERIYAKI SAUCE
Chicken teriyaki is a classic favorite. Just a small handful of ingredients and you can make an amazing dish. Just add rice and veggies and you have a complete meal. Plus, if you make extra, it re-heats really well for your work lunch the next day. This easy sauce tastes so much better than any bottled sauce you can get and it also tastes like you spent forever making it. 😉
INGREDIENTS NEEDED (FULL RECIPE AT THE BOTTOM OF THE POST):
- boneless, skinless chicken breast
- salt and pepper
- light brown sugar
- low-sodium soy sauce
- rice vinegar
- ground ginger
HOW TO MAKE CHICKEN TERIYAKI:
Cook rice according to instructions on packaging. Steam broccoli. Season chicken pieces with salt and pepper and place in large non stick skillet. Cook until done, stirring often.
In a small bowl or a measuring cup, combine brown sugar, soy sauce, ginger, garlic, vinegar and cornstarch. Whisk together until there are no cornstarch lumps.
Add sauce to chicken and cook stirring constantly, until it thickens into shiny glaze.
Remove from heat and serve immediately with rice and steamed broccoli.
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For the chicken:
For the sauce:
- cooked white rice
- steamed broccoli
- Season chicken pieces with salt and pepper and place in large non stick skillet. Cook until done, stirring often.
- In a small bowl or a measuring cup, combine brown sugar, soy sauce, ginger, garlic, vinegar and cornstarch. Whisk together until there are no cornstarch lumps.
- Add sauce to chicken and cook stirring constantly, until it thickens into shiny glaze.
- Remove from heat and serve immediately with rice and/or steamed broccoli.
- Boneless, skinless chicken thighs can be used instead of breasts.
“The Country Cook” is not a dietician or nutritionist, and any nutritional information shared is an estimate. If calorie count and other nutritional values are important to you, we recommend running the ingredients through whichever online nutritional calculator you prefer. Calories can vary quite a bit depending on which brands were used.
Originally published: June 2017
Updated & republished: May 2019
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