Teriyaki Chicken

If you want great, homemade Asian food, then this Easy Chicken Teriyaki is where it's at! It is so simple and quick to throw together for an easy dinner recipe.

Course Dinner
Cuisine Asian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 -6 servings
Calories 240 kcal
Author Sarah Averett


  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 lb. boneless skinless chicken breast cut into bite-size pieces
  • salt and pepper
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup light brown sugar packed
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 Tbsp. rice vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp. cornstarch
  • {Optional} steamed rice


  1. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  2. Salt and pepper chicken, according to taste, and add to skillet. Cook until no longer pink inside, stirring often.
  3. In a small bowl, combine soy sauce, brown sugar, garlic, vinegar and cornstarch. Stir until cornstarch is fully mixed.
  4. Add sauce to skillet and stir constantly until thickened and shiny.
  5. Serve immediately over steamed rice.

Recipe Notes

Recipe adapted from Crunchy Creamy Sweet.

Nutrition Facts
Teriyaki Chicken
Amount Per Serving
Calories 240 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6g 9%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 72mg 24%
Sodium 946mg 39%
Potassium 468mg 13%
Total Carbohydrates 18g 6%
Sugars 13g
Protein 25g 50%
Vitamin A 0.7%
Vitamin C 2.2%
Calcium 2.3%
Iron 4.8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.