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teriyaki chicken

Teriyaki Chicken


  • 300 g boneless chicken breast or thigh
  • 1 tablespoon salad oil

Teriyaki Sauce:

Step 1

step 1:

Make the teriyaki sauce in a bowl.

Step 2

step 2:

Stab both sides of the chicken 5 or 6 times with a fork.

Step 3

step 3:

Heat the oil in a frying pan over a medium flame and sear the chicken for about 6 minutes. If using chicken with skin, first sear skin side up to preserve the shape.

Step 4

step 4:

After it changes color, sear the opposite side for about 6 minutes.

Step 5

step 5:

Heat over a low flame, and add the teriyaki sauce. Cover and simmer for about 7 minutes.

Tori no teri-yaki

If you like, slice the chicken across into about 1.5 cm. strips. Serve the chicken.


Teriyaki sauce is an original Japanese sauce and is very popular in Japan. The taste of cooked chicken and teriyaki sauce is very delicious!