Easy teriyaki chicken served with pan choi and rice

Easy teriyaki chicken

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(20 ratings)

Prep: 5 mins Cook: 15 mins

Easy

Serves 4

Try this easy, sticky Asian-style teriyaki chicken for a speedy weeknight supper – it takes just 20 minutes to make! Serve it with sticky rice and steamed greens

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: Per serving

  • kcal243
  • fat14g
  • saturates3g
  • carbs11g
  • sugars11g
  • fibre1g
  • protein18g
  • salt1.23g
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Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp toasted sesame oil
  • 6 skinless and boneless chicken thighs, sliced
    Chicken

    Chicken

    chik-en

    Chicken's many plus points - its versatility, as well as the ease and speed with which it…

  • 2 large garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 thumb-sized piece ginger, grated
    Ginger

    Ginger

    jin-jer

    Mainly grown in Jamaica, Africa, India, China and Australia, ginger is the root of the plant. It…

  • 50g runny honey
    Honey

    Honey

    huh-nee

    Honey is made by bees from the nectar they collect from flowers. Viscous and fragrant, it's…

  • 30ml light soy sauce
    Soy sauce

    Soy sauce

    soy sor-s

    An Asian condiment and ingredient that comes in a variety of of varieties ranging from light to…

  • 1 tbsp rice wine vinegar
  • 1 tbsp sesame seeds, to serve
  • 4 spring onions, shredded, to serve
    Spring onions

    Spring onion

    sp-ring un-yun

    Also known as scallions or green onions, spring onions are in fact very young onions, harvested…

  • sticky rice, to serve
    Rice

    Rice

    r-eye-s

    Rice is a grain, the seed of a type of grass, which is the most widely grown and the most…

  • steamed bok choi or spring greens, to serve

Method

  1. Heat the oil in a non-stick pan over a medium heat. Add the chicken and fry for 7 mins, or until golden. Add the garlic and ginger and fry for 2 mins. Stir in the honey, soy sauce, vinegar and 100ml water. Bring to the boil and cook for 2 - 5 mins over a medium heat until the chicken is sticky and coated in a thick sauce. 

  2. Scatter over the spring onions and sesame seeds, then serve the chicken with the rice and steamed veg. 

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LisaD
9th Oct, 2019
3.05
Lovely & tasty. I cooked mine for longer to get the sauce to thicken & it did perfectly. Nice & quick tasty recipe. The longest part was cutting the chicken thighs into strips but it’s worth is as the meat is so juicy
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Maddiegoodfood
5th Sep, 2019
5.05
Delicious and very popular with the kids! Works just as well with Apple Cider Vinegar, and the sauce went lovely, thick and sticky just by cooking it down for a little longer and letting it cool slightly. Will definitely be cooking this again.
Ladyjulie
27th Aug, 2019
4.05
Lovely dish however the only way i could get it to stick to chicken is by adding cornflour
DjBgc
6th Jun, 2019
4.05
Ok... nice flavour, but not sticky at all, didn't coat the chicken much
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Chris Burnett
3rd Aug, 2019
Are the measurements wrong for this as the Sauce was not sticky? the consistency remained very watery
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goodfoodteam
9th Aug, 2019
We're sorry to hear your sauce did not thicken sufficiently. We'd suggest cooking for longer to reduce and thicken the sauce.
mezdoherty
9th Jun, 2019
Where can I find the recipe for sticky rice?
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goodfoodteam
10th Jun, 2019
Thanks for your question. You can find a recipe for four people for sticky rice in the following: https://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/2875679/katsu-pork-with-sticky-rice
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