Chicken Teriyaki is a delicious, savory and slightly sweet chicken dish that is a family favorite. It’s the easiest and most unbelievably delicious Teriyaki Chicken that can be made in under 30 minutes from start to finish. 

overhead view of chicken teriyaki in a bowl with broccoli and rice

One of my family’s favorite meals is this Chicken Teriyaki. They request it usually once a week and I’m always happy to make it for them because it’s so easy and tasty and is a great way to get back on track with healthier eating after the holidays.

overhead view of chicken teriyaki in a bowl with broccoli and rice

The ingredients are pretty basic so the next time you’re tempted to order takeout, take a look instead in your fridge and pantry and stay in for the night! 

How-To Make a Delicious, Quick, and Easy Chicken Teriyaki

overhead view of chicken teriyaki in a bowl with broccoli and rice

Chicken Teriyaki

Mary Beth
Homemade easy chicken teriyaki recipe that can be made in a skillet or in an Instant Pot
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Dinner
Cuisine Chinese
Servings 4 people
Calories 314 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts or tenderloins
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ginger
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 cup cooked rice
  • 4 cups of cooked broccoli

Instructions
 

  • Cook rice according to directions on package.
  • Cut chicken into 1-inch pieces.
    raw chicken tenderloins
  • Melt coconut oil in a skillet over medium-high heat.
    coconut oil melting in a nonstick skillet
  • Once the oil has fully melted, start cooking chicken approximately 3 minutes on each side until slightly brown and cooked through.
    Chicken pieces in a nonstick skillet being fried
  • Mix together brown sugar, soy sauce, apple cider vinegar, ginger, garlic, and cornstarch. 
    side view of homemade teriyaki sauce in a Pyrex glass measuring cup
  • Pour sauce over chicken and stir constantly until sauce thickens approximately 2 to 3 minutes.
    overhead view of chicken in a homemade teriyaki sauce
  • Place cooked rice on the bottom of a bowl.
    overhead view of a bowl of white rice
  • Top with broccoli. 
    overhead view of broccoli in bowl on top of a bed of white rice
  • Add teriyaki chicken and serve!
    overhead view of chicken teriyaki in a bowl with broccoli and rice
Keyword Chicken Teriyaki

overhead view of chicken teriyaki in a bowl with broccoli and rice