I just cooked this tonight and my 2 year old loved it! Finally I made up my own recipe where the flavor increases the longer you marinate. I hope this helps. An overnight stay in the fridge is ideal, but many readers have been happy with a quick marinade of an hour or so. The different flavors work so well together. The homemade sauce is about adjusting the ratio of the four ingredients to suit your tastebud and the main ingredients that you’re cooking with.” Hope that helps! Thank you for sharing your recipes and cooking tips. So happy to hear that. It was juicy and really good. Here is a great Korean Teriyaki recipe that is made with maple syrup instead of sugar. Awesome! I will cook it today. . . When we have a family get together, this dish is often requested. Hi Jill! For some reason when I used the excess marinade at the end it formed a brown scum in the pan that was kind of gross so I started just mixing up another batch of the marinade separately to use at the end and I just toss marinade I used with my chicken. You can find it in Japanese or Asian grocery stores. This is the easiest and most delicious chicken teriyaki recipe for those who want a sauce that reminds them of takeout Chinese food, but prefer to cook at home. We are so happy to hear your children love this.☺️. Serve with rice and steamed bok choi. How do you cook this for your kids? Notify me of followup comments via e-mail. Because I already read through the instruction and I can not find the steaming step. 1. Thanks, Hi Marie! Hi Cate! Discard cinnamon stick and mix in 1/2 cup water. If you make this recipe, snap a pic and hashtag it #justonecookbook — We love to see your creations on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter! I use a very cheap bottle of real sake (not cooking sake with seasonings in it) for my cooking – usually between $5 to $10. Hi Cynthia! . It takes just about half an hour to make. Thanks so much for sharing! Pork tends to be tougher than other type of meat, so thinly slice would help a lot to keep it tender, as it doesn’t have much fat compared to pork belly. Well, time to put on some Nico-nico and cook! I didn’t have chicken thighs or sake but it still came out wonderful with chicken breasts. I would marinate for a longer time. Hi Fung! Use for your chicken veggie stir-fry. Hi El! Chinese rice wine or dry sherry would be the best substitute. Thanks, Hi TJ! 2) Just substitute with water. This is a real yummy recipe. You can somehow make it crispy by oil and higher heat. . , Well, when I think of Japanese food, the 1st things that come to mind are chicken teriyaki (hehe), Japanese style creeps, and okonamiyaki. In Japan, we don’t really make a spicy food (with some exceptions, of course). Can we use the teriyaki sauce again to cook the chicken? Chicken breasts in a white wine marinade, seared in a teriyaki saute and served with an onion/bell pepper mixture. Turn off the heat. Best teriyaki sauce and super simple. , Thank you so much for this recipe. In Japan, we don’t usually marinate the chicken prior to pan-frying as it can easily burn. I haven’t made it again in decades (mostly because of price considerations) but it was awesome. white sesame seeds for garnishing, optional, 2 tablespoons soy sauce , low sodium preferred. I’ve never used jarred teriyaki sauce only because it never tasted right to me. 2 parts soy, sake, and mirin to 1 part sugar. Well I already have the teriyaki sauce so I just need to marinate it and cook it? They ate the chicken so quickly I wasn’t able to get a picture of the plated dish. I used real sake wine bought from the liquor store. I tried to make it for dinner but my thighs didn’t have skin. My daughter said she was in Heaven when she tasted it. These chicken thigh skewers come together so quickly that you'll have dinner on the table in no time at all. . Hope you enjoy! When you make teriyaki sauce at home, always remember equal parts of soy sauce, mirin, and sake. I’m the text you say it’s 2 part soy 2 part sake 2 part mirin, and 1 part sugar. If you are talking about the finished sauce, that could be the reason. It’s different from a jarred sauce and I’m glad you have been making your own chicken teriyaki. The Teriyaki sauce was fantastic. Flip the chicken and now the skin side is up. . Thanks for pointing that out, as this recipe is pretty old in my collection. , Hi Nami Thank you for this wonderful recipes. Think teriyaki is just a sauce? this looks a-mazing!!!! So many decisions to make!! Serve over your favorite rice. Thank you for your kind feedback! Thank you for writing a kind review! So I recommend using regular sake. I wish I can help you but without knowing or using the product I’m not sure what’s the best way. I love using bone-in and skin-on chicken thighs. This looks really delicious! Place chicken in a heavy-duty sealable plastic bag. I’m so glad to hear you enjoyed this recipe and thank you for your kind feedback! , Made your Chicken Teriyaki with skin. I can’t wait to try my hand at some of your other dishes!! That’s my “basic” Teriyaki Sauce recipe (linked to https://www.justonecookbook.com/teriyaki-sauce). I don’t know if you need to follow this recipe at all. We use chicken breasts here for ease, but you can substitute with any other type of protein: dark meat, pork, beef, or tofu. Now it depends on the recipe. Thank you for trying this recipe and writing your feedback. I’m thinking specifically of cooking it the evening before for bento, or cooking to go in the freezer for a week or so. Read about our approach to external linking. Have fun exploring the 700+ classic & modern Japanese recipes I share with step-by-step photos and How-To YouTube videos. We made extra so we'd have leftovers for salads, etc. That said, I was disappointed tonight because I was planning on making this chicken. Thank you for sharing this recipe. Thank you so much for your kind feedback! Either way works, with slight flavor difference. I live in the dorms at a school where being caught with alcohol on campus, even if just for cooking, could get me in trouble. Thank you so much for trying this recipe! Add chicken and let cook (giving space between pieces) until slightly browned on bottom then flip … Thank you for all your help and I will let you know how it all turns out. It tastes better and healthier when you make it. Chicken thighs are full of flavour and much cheaper than chicken breasts, perfect for cooking on a budget. . This recipe is a family favorite. This post may contain affiliate links. No matter how I change, it still tastes really delicious. Make sauce: In a medium bowl, whisk together soy sauce, rice vinegar, oil, honey, garlic, ginger, and cornstarch. For example, if your sauce is thick like American teriyaki sauce, you will need to adjust cooking time as you don’t need to wait for the sauce to thicken. So happy to hear that. , Im using kikkoman teriyaki sauce and it looks very watery, I have never used “teriyaki sauce” so it’s hard to say… You are planning to marinade in this sauce and cook, right? I had to use Chinese cooking wine, so I can only imagine how much better it would be with sake! However, I didn’t check sake…. Hi Mae! Hope this helps. Browse more than 50 teriyaki chicken recipes. How wonderful! Thank you! Sorry…. That is why we don’t have a bottled teriyaki sauce in Japan. I did marinate the chicken overnight, and, I grilled the chicken without basting.