The teriyaki chicken it is a traditional Japanese dish that consists of chicken marinated in teriyaki sauce and then grilled or fried. It is a delicious and versatile dish that can be served as a main dish, appetizer or side dish.
In this recipe, I’m going to show you how to prepare a Jade Teriyaki Style Chicken Teriyaki in just 25 minutes, this recipe is easy to follow and produces tender, juicy teriyaki chicken with a rich, flavorful teriyaki sauce.
¿Why Teriyaki Chicken?
I have always been a lover of Japanese food, and the chicken teriyaki is one of my favorite dishes. The first time I tried teriyaki chicken was at a Japanese restaurant in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. The chicken was tender and juicy, and the teriyaki sauce was sweet and flavorful. Since then, I have tried many teriyaki chicken recipes, but this is my favorite version.
History of Teriyaki Chicken
Teriyaki chicken is a traditional japanese dish which is believed to have originated in the 17th century. The word “teriyaki” comes from the Japanese words “teri”, meaning “bright”, and “yaki”, meaning “roasted”. Teriyaki sauce It is made with simple ingredients, such as soy sauce, sugar, vinegar rice, garlic and ginger.
Teriyaki Chicken Variations
There are many variations of the teriyaki chicken recipe. Some people prefer to use chicken breast, while others prefer to use chicken thighs. You can also add other ingredients to the teriyaki sauce, such as mushrooms, onions, or carrots.
Here are some variations of Teriyaki Chicken you can try:
- Teriyaki chicken with mushrooms: Add 1/2 cup sliced mushrooms to the teriyaki sauce before cooking.
- Teriyaki chicken with onions: Add 1/2 cup chopped onions to the teriyaki sauce before cooking.
- Teriyaki chicken with carrots: Add 1/2 cup chopped carrots to the teriyaki sauce before cooking.
You can also try these variations:
- Breaded teriyaki chicken: Bread the chicken with flour, egg and breadcrumbs before cooking.
- Grilled teriyaki chicken: Grill chicken over medium heat until cooked through.
- Baked teriyaki chicken: Bake the chicken in a preheated oven at 180 degrees Celsius for 20-25 minutes, or until cooked through.
The Best Teriyaki Chicken Recipe (Jade Teriyaki Style)
- 1 Large bowl
- 1 Small saucepan
- 1 Big pan
- 0,8 kg chicken breast without honey, cut into 2 centimeter cubes
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
For the teriyaki sauce:
- 1/4 cup soy sauce
- 1 tablespoon sugar black
- 1 tablespoon vinegar
- 1 teaspoon garlic chopped
- 1/2 teaspoon ginger grated fresh
- 1 tablespoon cornstarch
- 1 cup water
- White Rice
- Tostones fried
- Vegetable Salad
- In a large bowl, combine chicken with salt and pepper.
- In a small saucepan, combine all teriyaki sauce ingredients and cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until sauce thickens, about 2 minutes.
- Add teriyaki sauce to chicken and toss to coat.
- Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the chicken with the sauce and cook, stirring constantly, until the chicken is cooked through, about 10 minutes.
- Serve the teriyaki chicken with white rice and vegetable salad.
- For extra crispy chicken, you can bread it before cooking. In a small bowl, whisk together 1/4 cup flour, 1/4 cup breadcrumbs, and 1/4 teaspoon salt. Dip the chicken in the flour and breadcrumb mixture, then cook according to directions.
- If you don’t have soy sauce, you can substitute 1/4 cup chicken broth or water with 2 tablespoons soy sauce powder.
- You can add other ingredients to the teriyaki sauce, such as mushrooms, onions, or carrots.
What type of chicken is used for Teriyaki Chicken?
Chicken breast is the most popular choice for teriyaki chicken. It is lean and has a mild flavor that complements well with the teriyaki sauce. However, you can also use chicken thighs, which are juicier.
How long does it take to make teriyaki chicken?
The cooking time for teriyaki chicken depends on the cooking method you use. If you cook it in a pan, it will take about 10 minutes. If you cook it on the grill or in the oven, it will take about 20 minutes.
How do you know if teriyaki chicken is ready?
The teriyaki chicken is ready when it is cooked through and the sauce has thickened. You can check if the chicken is cooked by inserting a meat thermometer into the center of a piece of chicken. The internal temperature must be at least 74 degrees Celsius.
What sides are served with teriyaki chicken?
Teriyaki chicken is usually served with white rice, vegetable salad, or noodles. You can also serve it with extra soy sauce, grated fresh ginger, or chopped chives.