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How to Cook Chicken Teriyaki

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Chicken Recipe
Cuisine: Japanese
Servings: 3 to 4 servings
Author: Manny


  • 500 grams chicken fillet cut into serving pieces
  • 5 Tbsp. teriyaki sauce see recipe below
  • 1 tsp. sesame seeds toasted
  • 1 Tbsp. cornstarch
  • 1 Tbsp. water
  • 1 Tbsp. cooking oil
  • 1 Tsp. sesame oil
  • 1 Tbsp. brown sugar
  • salt and pepper to taste

Ingredients for teriyaki sauce:

  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 2 Tbsp. sake or dry sherry
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 dash of ground black pepper
  • 1 Tbsp. brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup granulated white sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp. garlic minced
  • 1 1/2 tsp. ginger grated


    How to make Chicken Teriyaki:

    • Mix together chicken fillet, sesame oil, brown sugar, salt and pepper in a bowl. Marinate for and hour in a refrigerator.
    • Before cooking the chicken, add in the cornstarch and mix well. Heat cooking oil in a pan and stir fry the chicken in low heat for about 7 to 10 minutes or until cooked.
    • Add in 2 tablespoon teriyaki sauce, water, salt and pepper. Simmer for few seconds then remove from heat.
    • Transfer to a serving plate and garnish with sesame seeds. Serve hot with cooked rice.

    How to make teriyaki sauce:

    • Heat a pan and pour in water, sake and soy sauce. Stir and add the white and brown sugar while stirring.
    • Add in the garlic and ginger until the liquid starts boiling. Then turn off heat.
    • Pass through a strainer while transferring it to a bowl. Cool and set aside for use in cooking your chicken teriyaki.