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Easy 20-minutes World Famous Teriyaki Chicken

If you love Asian food as much as we do, and have tried countless different recipes. This one is worth a try. It's super simple and will take just a couple of minutes to cook. Recipes don’t need to be complicated to be delicious and this teriyaki chicken is the perfect example!

If you think Teriyaki is just another sauce, you are wrong. It is a Japanese cooking technique, involving boiling or broiling meat or seafood with a sweet and salty soy mixture which turns into a sticky glaze. Juicy crisp brown chicken pieces smothered with the best teriyaki sauce are just amazing, the perfect balance of savory and sweet!

While the original recipe uses local Japanese ingredients like sake and mirin. We have prepared a much simpler yet delicious version using humble ingredients which you can find in your refrigerator. You can serve this teriyaki chicken with rice or noodles and steamed vegetables to make a complete meal. Teriyaki Chicken is one of the most popular entrees to be served all around the world.

Try this easy, quick, delicious Asian-style Teriyaki Chicken for a weeknight dinner or a weekend appetizer – it takes just 20 minutes to make using a few ingredients!

Teriyaki Chicken

Ingredients -

  • 500 gms chicken

  • 4 cloves of minced garlic

  • 1/2 inch grated ginger

  • 2 tsp honey

  • 1 tbsp soy sauce

  • 2 tsp vinegar

  • Oil for cooking

  • Salt to taste

  • Sesame seeds to serve

  • Steamed vegetables like bok choi to serve

  • Fresh cucumbers or celery to serve

Procedure -

  1. Heat some oil in a pan. Add the chicken to the pan and fry it until the chicken is golden brown. This will take about 8 to 10 minutes.

  2. Add the ginger and garlic and fry for another minute.

  3. Add the soy sauce, vinegar, honey, and some water. Stir and boil it all together and let it cook for another 5 minutes until the chicken is thoroughly cooked and is coated with a sticky and thick sauce.

  4. Your Chicken Teriyaki is ready to be served!

To serve-

You can serve the chicken teriyaki with rice and steamed vegetable to make a complete meal. Enjoy!

Teriyaki Chicken

Tips and Tricks -

  • You can either boneless chicken or bones in. Both work with the recipe.

  • You can use tofu or cottage cheese as a vegetarian option.

  • You can substitute honey with sugar.

  • Light soy sauce is preferred for the recipe. Though you can use dark soy sauce as well.

  • Add a dash of sesame oil for flavor. It's completely optional.

  • You can pair it with your choice of vegetables. Broccoli and bok choi pair beautifully with it.

  • It can be served as a complete meal or just as an appetizer.

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Hi there! I’m Muzna, the Founder and Editor of The Bliss Key, I live in San Francisco with my family and by profession I’m an eLearning consultant with more than a decade of experience, and a degree in Business Management and Instructional Design

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