Teriyaki chicken

Tonight it’s teriyaki chicken for everyone! An easy and fast Japanese recipe, it changes! Teriyaki chicken is a classic Japanese recipe. The chicken is marinated in a sweet salty mixture and cooked gently and caramelized. You can serve it with fragrant rice. This recipe is very easy and requires very few ingredients for a really delicious result.

Ingredients for the chicken teriyaki

Prep 20 min – cooking time 25 min

Serves 4

  • 4 chicken breasts
  • 30g white sesame seeds
  • 3 tbsp of mirin
  • 3 tbsp soy sauce
  • 5g sugar
  • ½ tbsp oil
  • 1 pinch of salt


chicken teriyaki preparation

Mix the mirin, the say sauce, the oil and the salt. Pour in a pan and heat up to the boil. Leave it to reduce for 3 minutes on a low heat, then let it cool completely.

Cut the chicken into long slices. Lay them in a dish and pour the marinade on top. Stir well to coat the chicken on each side. Let it marinate for 1 hour in the fridge.

Heat up some oil in a wok or a frying pan.

cooking chicken teriyaki

Cook the chicken (reserve the rest of the marinade) for a few minutes. Add the marinade. Cook on a low heat stiring regularly. Stop the cooking when there is no liquid left.

Sprinkle with sesame seeds and serve with rice.