Who needs takeout, when you can easily make this delicious Teriyaki Chicken, with chicken breasts baked in an Asian inspired sauce, served on rice? It’s simple and delicious!Who needs takeout, when you can easily make this delicious Teriyaki Chicken, with chicken breasts baked in an Asian inspired sauce, served on rice?

Do you enjoy Teriyaki Chicken? I sure do, so I wanted to share an easy and delicious recipe with you today, so you can make your own at home!  The taste is OUTSTANDING!

This really is one of my favorite dishes! There’s just something about the Asian teriyaki glaze that pushes all my buttons! I enjoy using this recipe (for the Teriyaki Sauce) to also make Teriyaki Chicken Rice Bowls. YUM.  I think you’ll be surprised at just how easy it is to make!

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Make The Teriyaki Sauce

Here’s what you do:  First make up the teriyaki sauce (don’t worry-it’s EASY). The ingredients are cooked until it becomes a thick and amazing sauce.

Whisking and cooking homemade teriyaki sauce in saucepan

Heat olive oil in a large skillet until it is hot, but not smoking. Cook the boneless, skinless chicken breasts in the hot oil until they are golden brown. Once the bottom side is golden brown, gently turn them over and continue cooking other side, until the chicken is fully cooked through.

Four chicken breasts cooking in skilletBrowned chicken breasts cooking in skillet.

Place the browned chicken breasts into an oven-proof baking dish. Pour the thickened teriyaki sauce on top and around the chicken breasts, to fully coat them.

Teriyaki sauce poured over cooked chicken breasts in white baking dish

Bake The Teriyaki Chicken

Once they are covered in that yummy teriyaki sauce, the chicken breasts are baked for 15-20 minutes. See how it gets the name teriyaki chicken? Chicken and teriyaki sauce… easy peasy!

Teriyaki chicken baked in sauce

To Serve Teriyaki Chicken

Once the teriyaki chicken is fully baked, remove the pan from the oven. Transfer the chicken breasts from the pan onto a cutting board. Slice each chicken breast into thin strips.

Serve the teriyaki chicken slices on top of a bed of rice. Drizzle the chicken with additional sauce, and garnish it with sliced green onions and sesame seeds.  That’s it! See how EASY it is to make delicious teriyaki chicken? Well, just wait until you TASTE it, because it’s absolutely delicious!

The teriyaki chicken is sliced and served on rice, with fruit on side.

A serving of teriyaki chicken with sliced green onions, on top of white rice.

Hope you’ll give this recipe for teriyaki chicken a try. I think you’re gonna LOVE it! Have a blessed day, and I sincerely hope you will stop by again soon.

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Teriyaki Chicken
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
35 mins

Who needs takeout, when you can easily make this delicious Teriyaki Chicken, with chicken breasts baked in a flavorful Asian inspired sauce, served on rice?

Category: Main Course
Cuisine: Asian
Keyword: teriyaki chicken
Servings: 4 servings
Calories Per Serving: 225 kcal
Author: JB @ The Grateful Girl Cooks!
For Teriyaki Sauce:
  • 1/3 cup soy sauce (low sodium)
  • 2 Tablespoons honey
  • 1 Tablespoon brown sugar
  • 2 cloves garlic , minced
  • 1 teaspoon fresh ginger , finely minced
  • 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1 Tablespoon cornstarch
For Chicken:
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 4 boneless , skinless chicken breasts
  • Salt & Black Pepper (just a pinch of each)
For Garnish (optional):
  • sliced green onions and sesame seeds
To Make The Teriyaki Sauce:
  1. Place soy sauce, honey, brown sugar, garlic, ginger and apple cider vinegar in a medium sized pan. Heat this mixture on medium-high; stir it frequently.
  2. In separate bowl, combine cornstarch and water. Stir until cornstarch has dissolved, then add it to the ingredients in the pan. Stir frequently and cook for 6-7 minutes, until the mixture has thickened. Remove from heat and set aside.
To Make The Chicken:
  1. Make sure your oven is preheated to 425 degrees F.
  2. Pour Tablespoon of olive oil into a large skillet Heat olive oil on high heat. Season the pieces of chicken with salt and pepper. Put the chicken into hot oil in skillet. Once you put chicken breasts into skillet, don't move them. Cook chicken for 4-5 minutes, then turn to cook other side for 3-4 minutes. Chicken should be golden brown in color. Remove and place in a baking dish that has been sprayed with non-stick spray.
  3. Pour the teriyaki sauce over the top and all around the chicken pieces.
  4. Bake chicken at 425 degrees for 15-20 minutes (or until no longer pink in middle). Sauce will be bubbly.
  5. When done, remove chicken from oven. Serve on top of a bed of rice, and garnish each piece with sliced green onions and sesame seeds. Enjoy!.
Recipe Notes

If you want to cook it all in one pan, make sure to cook the chicken in an oven-proof skillet.

Nutrition Facts
Teriyaki Chicken
Amount Per Serving (1 piece)
Calories 225 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Fat 6g9%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 72mg24%
Sodium 1222mg53%
Potassium 459mg13%
Carbohydrates 15g5%
Sugar 11g12%
Protein 26g52%
Vitamin A 35IU1%
Vitamin C 1.8mg2%
Calcium 12mg1%
Iron 0.9mg5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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