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Easy Teriyaki Chicken

Course 50 + Best Easy Asian Recipes
Keyword chicken, chicken thighs, dinner, main dish, rice, teriyaki
Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 12 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 284kcal
Author Sweet Basil


  • 1 cup water
  • 1/3 cup soy sauce
  • 1 clove of garlic minced
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 2 tablespoons corn starch
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 8 boneless skinless chicken thighs
  • salt and pepper sesame seeds and green onions for garnish


  • Heat a saucepan over medium heat and add the water, soy sauce, brown sugar, garlic, honey and ground ginger.
  • Heat to a boil.
  • Meanwhile, whisk the water and corn starch together then slowly whisk into the sauce.
  • Allow the sauce to continue cooking at a soft boil for 1-3 minutes or until thick.
  • Set aside
  • Heat a grill or grill pan over medium high heat.
  • Sprinkle each side of the chicken with salt and pepper.
  • Place the chicken on the grill and cook for 3 to 4 minutes per side or until cooked through.
  • Allow to rest on a plate for 2 minutes and cut into slices.
  • Serve over rice with sauce.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 284kcal | Carbohydrates: 12.2g | Protein: 38.9g | Cholesterol: 181.4mg | Fiber: 0.2g | Sugar: 11.1g