Teriyaki Chicken by Life Made Sweeter

chicken thighs or chicken breasts, salt and black pepper, soy sauce, honey, rice wine vinegar, mirin, toasted sesame oil, garlic, ginger, dark soy sauce, red pepper chili flakes or sriracha, cornstarch, water

Prep Time: 8 min
Cook Time: 20 min
Total Time: 28 min


– 1-1/2 lbs boneless (skinless chicken thighs or chicken breasts)
– salt and black pepper (to taste)
– 1/2 cup low sodium soy sauce (or can use tamari or coconut aminos for gluten free or paleo)
– 1/3 cup honey (use low carb sweetener as needed)
– 1/4 cup rice wine vinegar (or apple cider vinegar for paleo)
– 1 tablespoon Mirin (or dry sherry (optional)
– 1 teaspoon toasted sesame oil
– 2 garlic cloves, minced
– 2 teaspoons freshly grated orminced ginger
– 1/2 teaspoon dark soy sauce (optional for darker carmelized color)
– 1/4 teaspoon red pepper chili flakes or sriracha (optional for an extra kick of heat)
– 2-1/2 tablespoons cornstarch (or arrowroot/tapioca starch for paleo)
– 3 tablespoon cold water
– For garnish: sliced green onions (sesame seeds)
– For lunch bowls: cooked rice (quinoa or noodles, cooked shelled edamame beans,)

Prep Time: 8 min
Cook Time: 20 min
Total Time: 28 min



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