Teriyaki Chicken Recipe

japanese teriyaki chicken with scallions

Make this Tasty Teriyaki Chicken Recipe in less than 20 minutes from start to finish, and with the easiest and quickest teriyaki sauce recipe using only 3 ingredients!


  • 2 breasts boneless, skinless chicken (about half a pound)
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 3 stalks scallions (chopped)

Teriyaki Sauce

  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup mirin
  • 1 teaspoon sugar


  1. Heat the oil in a pan over high heat. Add chicken breasts, cover with a lid and cook for about 3 minutes. Turn the chicken breasts over, cover and cook for another 3 minutes. Lower the heat to medium and cook for another 2 minutes. Add the teriyaki sauce, flip the chicken over and cook for 3 minutes. Flip one last time, cover and cook for 3 minutes. Plate and serve teriyaki chicken with scallions, and leftover sauce.

Teriyaki Sauce:

  1. Mix soy sauce, mirin and sugar. Stir well until the sugar has completely dissolved. Set aside.


You can keep the teriyaki sauce separate from the chicken, refrigerated for a few days.

Nutritional Analysis:
Good points
Low in saturated fat
Very high in niacin
High in phosphorus
Very high in selenium
Very high in vitamin B6
High in vitamin B12

Bad points
High in cholesterol
High in sodium


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