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teriyaki chicken

  • Serves: 2
  • Calories: 302 kcal
  • Total Time: 25 m
    • Prep: 5 m
    • Cook: 20 m
  • Japanese: Tori no teri-yaki
Teriyaki Chicken


  • 10 ounces 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 1/2 in. 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!