How to make chicken teriyaki – EASY recipe for teriyaki sauce plus chicken teriyaki that tastes like Japanese restaurants
1 lb chicken thighs, deboned, with or without skin
1/3 cup Mitsukan Mirin Sweet Cooking Seasoning
2 tablespoons soy sauce
1 tablespoon sugar
2. Add the Mitsukan Mirin, soy sauce, and sugar into a sauce pan. Bring it to boil.
3. Turn the heat to low and simmer for about 5-10 minutes or until the teriyaki sauce reduces to a thicker consistency. Make sure you don’t over simmer or the sauce might become too thick or caramelized.
4. In the meantime, heat up a skillet or pan on medium-high heat and add a little oil.
5. Pan-fry the chicken thighs until both sides are nicely browned and cooked through. The skin should be pan-fried to a shattering crispy texture.
6. Turn off the heat, transfer the chicken out. Let cool. Slice the chicken thighs into pieces and drizzle the teriyaki sauce over the chicken. Serve immediately with steamed rice.
Chicken teriyaki is a Japanese recipe. Easy chicken teriyaki recipe with 2 simple ingredients: chicken and teriyaki sauce to make chicken teriyaki.
I’m so thrilled to be sharing this chicken teriyaki recipe with you. First of all, it’s one of the easiest recipes you will find around, and secondly, I have a video to show you how to make chicken teriyaki at home!
Many people thought that chicken teriyaki is a dish that you can only enjoy at Japanese restaurants, and that it calls for numerous ingredients that you are not familiar with or can’t get easily without going to Asian supermarkets. This is a misconception.
To make teriyaki sauce, you only need three (3) ingredients: soy sauce, sugar, and mirin (I recommend Mitsukan Mirin Sweet Cooking Seasoning), which you can get at the ethnic section of general grocery stores. Yes, you’ve heard it right. An authentic chicken teriyaki is really easy to make at home, and takes less than 30 minutes of your time.
The secret to sinfully delicious chicken teriyaki is the shattering crispy chicken skin. I pan-fried the chicken thighs (skin-on but boneless) until evenly browned and the chicken skin becomes really crispy. Slice the chicken into pieces and drizzle with the homemade teriyaki sauce and serve immediately with steamed rice. It’s that easy!
To view the cooking process, please check out the chicken teriyaki video on the Mitsukan Facebook fan page. My friend La Fujimama and Meat Me collaborated on the project in early September. We had a lot of fun shooting the videos and everyone who tasted the chicken teriyaki thought it was moist, authentic, and delicious.
To learn more about Mitsukan sauces and where to find them, please watch the video shopping guide below. If you like what you see, please click on LIKE on the Mitsukan Facebook fan page. Thank you so much!