Teriyaki Chicken Recipe

Prep Time:

20 Minutes

Cook Time:

10 Minutes

Serves:

4 Servings

Level:

Beginner

About the Recipe

This Teriyaki Chicken recipe will quickly become a new favorite! In this one pan recipe, bite size chicken breasts pieces are sautéed in a skillet then coated with an easy and delicious teriyaki sauce. To make this a 15 minute recipe prep the sauce mixture while the chicken is cooking.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 lbs. boneless skinless chicken breasts, diced into 1-inch cubes

  • 1 Tbsp olive oil

  • 1/4 cup low-sodium soy sauce

  • 1/4 cup water*

  • 2 Tbsp honey

  • 1 1/2 Tbsp packed light brown sugar

  • 1 Tbsp rice vinegar

  • 1/4 tsp toasted sesame oil

  • 2 tsp peeled and minced fresh ginger

  • 2 tsp peeled and minced fresh garlic (2 cloves)

  • 2 tsp cornstarch

  • Sesame seeds and chopped green onions, for serving (optional)

Preparation

Step 1

Heat olive oil in a 12-inch non-stick skillet over medium-high heat.


Step 2

Add in chicken and let brown on bottom about 3 - 4 minutes then flip and continue to cook until center registers about 160 degrees, about 3 minutes longer.


Step 3

While chicken is cooking, in a small mixing bowl (or liquid measuring cup) whisk together soy sauce, water, honey, brown sugar, rice vinegar, sesame oil, ginger, garlic and cornstarch.


Step 4

Stir the sauce in with the cooked chicken and continue to cook and toss until sauce has thickened, about 30 - 60 seconds longer.


Step 5

Serve warm garnished with green onions and sesame seeds if desired.