Chicken Teriyaki Recipe

Sweet and sticky baked teriyaki chicken smothered in homemade teriyaki sauce is a flavorful weeknight dinner recipe. Ready in 30 minutes!

What is Chicken Teriyaki?

What You'll Need

You'll only need boneless, skinless chicken breasts and a few other simple ingredients to make this easy recipe.

Prep the Chicken


Lightly pound the chicken breasts to even thickness, arrange them in baking dish, and cover with thinly sliced yellow onions.

Make the Sauce


In a mixing bowl, combine honey, soy sauce, rice vinegar, garlic, and ginger; whisk until thoroughly combined.

Sauce the Chicken


Pour the sauce all over the chicken in the pan, making sure everything is evenly coated.



Bake for 30 minutes. Once cooked, transfer chicken to a plate for serving. Then add the leftover sauce to a saucepan on the stovetop.

Make a Slurry


In a separate bowl, whisk together the cold water and cornstarch until the cornstarch is completely dissolved.

Simmer the Sauce


Pour the cornstarch mixture into the teriyaki sauce and whisk to combine. Then simmer the sauce until thickened.

Finish and Serve


Spoon the teriyaki sauce all over the chicken. Garnish with sesame seeds and green onions, then serve it over rice. Enjoy!

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