Healthy Teriyaki Chicken Recipe
Today, we’re introducing an easy teriyaki chicken recipe that takes very little time, yet produces amazing results.
Servings: 4 servings
- 16 oz boneless chicken thigh
- 1/4 tsp salt
- 2 tbsp reduced-sodium soy sauce
- 1 tsp ginger minced
- 1 tsp garlic minced
- 2 tbsp cooking mirin
- 2 tbsp rice vinegar
- 1 tbsp dark brown sugar packed
- 1 tsp cornstarch
- 4 tbsp water
- 1/4 tsp black pepper divided
- 6 oz onions sliced
- 1 tbsp sesame seed
- 0.5 oz leek thinly sliced
- 2 tsp sesame oil
- 3 cups cooked long-grain rice
Marinade chicken with salt for 5 minutes.
Make the sauce by mixing soy sauce, ginger, garlic, mirin, vinegar, sugar, cornstarch, water, ⅛ tsp black pepper in a small bowl.
On a heated skillet over medium-high heat, sear the chicken skin-side-down for 7 minutes. After the fat is rendered out, turn them over and sear for another 3 minutes or until cooked.
Take the chicken out. Add onions to cook for 3 minutes and take them out too.
Turn the heat to low. Add the teriyaki sauce and chicken to cook for 2 minutes.
Turn the chicken over. Add onions to cook for around 1 minute then turn off the stove.
Sprinkle with sesame seeds, the remaining pepper, sliced leeks, and sesame oil.
Serve with hot rice.
Serving: 1serving | Calories: 495kcal | Carbohydrates: 47g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 111mg | Sodium: 526mg | Potassium: 363mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 149IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 58mg | Iron: 3mg