Teriyaki Chicken is a super easy 15 minute chicken recipe with a 5-ingredient teriyaki sauce made using pantry staples!
This recipe doesn’t require marinating and is perfect for our busy lives. It’s loaded with sticky, savory and slightly sweet chicken teriyaki that your whole family will love! With only 260 calories per serving, it is also healthier than your favorite take-out.
Easy Teriyaki Chicken recipe takes less than15 minutes to make. Serve with rice and broccoli for a perfect meal!
prep time: 5mins
cook time: 10mins
total time: 15mins
1 1/2lbchicken thighs (boneless, skinless), or chicken breasts
2tablespoonsvinegar, apple cider or rice vinegar
1/2teaspoonginger powder, optional
Optional serving ideas
1/2green onion, minced
In a small bowl, whisk together honey, soy sauce, garlic, vinegar and cornstarch and optional ginger powder.
Add oil to a large skillet on medium-high heat. When the oil is hot, add cubed chicken.
Fry 2-3 minutes per side until nicely browned. If not browning, increase heat and continue for another minute.
Add sauce mixture to chicken and stir continuously until it thickens to coat the chicken.
Remove from heat. Serve in bowls with rice and vegetable, and garnish with optional sesame seeds and green onion. Enjoy!
Make sure to cut your chicken into small 1-inch / 2 cm cubes to allow for quicker cooking and easy browning.
Start with medium heat to sauté your chicken, making sure not to overcrowd your pan. You may need to do it in two batches if your pan is not big enough.
Add sauce immediately as soon as your chicken turns brown. Avoid over-cooking your chicken. Turn the heat up after you add in the sauce so that it thickens fast.