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Teriyaki Chicken Recipe

Teriyaki Chicken is the most popular Japanese chicken dish. Learn how to make this easy and the best chicken in teriyaki sauce with only four ingredients.

Course Main Course
Cuisine Japanese
Keyword Teriyaki Chicken
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 2 people
Calories 324 kcal


  • 12 oz skinless and boneless chicken thighs
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons soy sauce or Tamari
  • 1 tablespoon sugar or to taste
  • 1 tablespoon Japanese cooking sake, optional
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons oil
  • white sesame, for garnishing


  1. Marinate the chicken with soy sauce, sugar, and cooking sake for 20 minutes. Heat up a skillet with the oil on low heat. When the oil is heated, transfer the chicken and the marinade sauce into the skillet and let cook slowly. Turn the chicken over after 5 minutes and continue to cook on low heat, for another 5 minutes.

  2. Dish out and garnish with some sesame seeds. Serve immediately with steamed rice.

Nutrition Facts
Teriyaki Chicken Recipe
Amount Per Serving (2 people)
Calories 324 Calories from Fat 162
% Daily Value*
Fat 18g28%
Saturated Fat 10g63%
Cholesterol 162mg54%
Sodium 906mg39%
Potassium 445mg13%
Carbohydrates 7g2%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 34g68%
Vitamin A 40IU1%
Calcium 15mg2%
Iron 1.7mg9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.