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Teriyaki chicken with sesame seeds and chives on top
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Easy Teriyaki Chicken

This easy teriyaki chicken recipe is easy and delicious!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: main
Keyword: teriyaki chicken
Servings: 4
Calories: 250kcal
Author: Loaves and Dishes


  • 1 tbs olive oil
  • 4 Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 1/2 tsp water
  • 1 Tbs cornstarch
  • ½ Cup Soy Sauce
  • ¼ Cup Water
  • 2 Tbs Apple Cider Vinegar
  • 1 Tbs plus 1 tsp Brown Sugar
  • 2 tsp Garlic - minced
  • 1 ½ tsp powdered Ginger
  • 1 tsp toasted sesame seeds
  • 4-5 chives for garnish


  • Prepare chicken breasts by sprinkling with salt and pepper.
  • Heat Olive Oil in skillet over medium heat on stovetop. When pan is hot – add chicken breasts one at a time to gently sear. Cook on each side for 3-4 minutes. Turn and cook 3-4 minutes. Cook until juices run clear.
  • Mix the 1 1/2 tsp water and cornstarch together in a small bowl. Mix well and set aside.
  • Mix soy sauce, water, vinegar, brown sugar, garlic and ginger in a saucepan and heat over medium heat until it starts to simmer.
  • Add the water/cornstarch mixture to the sauce pan. Turn the heat off and stir constantly until it thickens.
  • When chicken is done, serve and pour sauce over the top. Garnish with toasted sesame seeds and chives.


simple with sauce


Calories: 250kcal