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5 from 4 votes

Chicken Teriyaki

Teriyaki Chicken is always the answer to what should we eat tonight! It's savory, tangy, with a hint of sweet and tons of flavor. The best part - it's all ready in under 30 minutes!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine: American, Japanese
Keyword: chicken recipes, teriyaki chicken
Servings: 4
Calories: 208kcal
Author: Joanna Cismaru


  • 1 tbsp olive oil or vegetable oil
  • 1 lb chicken breasts boneless and skinless, cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 1/2 tsp pepper or to taste
  • 1/2 cup teriyaki sauce
  • 1 tbsp sesame seeds for garnish
  • 2 green onions chopped, for garnish


  • Prepare the chicken: Cut the chicken breast into 1 inch pieces. Add the olive oil to a large skillet and heat if over medium heat. Add the chicken to the skillet and season with pepper.
  • Cook the chicken: Fry the chicken until golden and almost cooked through, about 10 minutes. Pour the teriyaki sauce over chicken and simmer until the chicken is cooked through for more 5 minutes.
  • Finish the dish: Garnish with sesame seeds and green onions.
  • Enjoy: Serve over rice with steamed broccoli.


This chicken teriyaki recipe can be stored in an airtight container in the fridge for 3 – 4 days. The sauce can be stored separately in the fridge and should last for 1 week.
If you’d like to freeze your cooked chicken just freeze in an airtight container. Just allow to thaw overnight in the fridge when ready to eat. The sauce can be frozen indefinitely – perfect for other dishes in the future!


Calories: 208kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 27g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 73mg | Sodium: 1513mg | Potassium: 528mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 95IU | Vitamin C: 2.5mg | Calcium: 41mg | Iron: 1.4mg