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Chicken Teriyaki

Chicken Teriyaki with tender and juicy chicken cooked in easy-homemade sauce! Forget bottled teriyaki, this easy recipe is ready in 20 minutes!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: International, Japanese
Keyword: chicken recipe, chicken teriyaki, chicken teriyaki recipe
Servings: 6 servings
Author: Mia


Sauce ingredients

  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 3 tbsp mirin
  • 2 tbsp sugar

Marinate for chicken

  • 500 grams chicken thigh deboned - skin on
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 1 tbsp cooking oil for frying


  • To make the sauce. Tip in Sugar, soy sauce, mirin in a saucepan. Cook in low-medium heat until the sugar dissolves. Set aside.
    make the sauce
  • Wash and clean the deboned chicken thigh then drain in a colander to remove excess water. Transfer the chicken into a bowl and rub with salt and pepper. Marinate for 10 mins.
    marinate chicken
  • Heat oil in a frying pan over high heat. Place the chicken skin down and fry until the skin is crispy then turn to cook the other side. Fry for about 10 mins or until golden brown.
    pan fry chicken
  • When the chicken thighs are nice and golden, pour the sauce and lower the heat to avoid burning the chicken.
    pour the sauce
  • Patiently spoon over the teriyaki sauce, Simmer for 10 mins or until the sauce is thick. Then garnish with toasted sesame seed. Bon appetite!
    chicken with sauce