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Chicken Teriyaki

Easy Chicken Teriyaki

If you are into Japanese food, then this is a great tasting and easy to make recipe that your family will enjoy. It serves a family of four. I have had this recipe for years. The serving sizes are a little small for my family. It is usually doubled. You can be the judge.

Often I will substitute the celery for green or red peppers sliced diagonally.

Chicken Teriyaki

Ingredients:

3/4 cup soy sauce

1/4 vinegar

1 teaspoon garlic powder

2 teaspoons sugar

1 teaspoon ground ginger

1 1/2 pound boned chicken breasts and thighs

1 tablespoon vegetable oil

2 cups diagonally sliced celery

16 ounces frozen stir-fry vegetables, thawed, drained

Directions:

Blend soy sauce, vinegar, garlic powder, sugar and ginger in a large bowl. Cut chicken into thin strips about 2 inches long. Place in bowl. Toss chicken until coasted with marinade. Marinate in for 10 minutes in refrigerator.

Drain chicken and discard marinade. Heat vegetable oil in a wok or large heavy skillet over medium-high heat. Stir-fry chicken for 7 minutes or until cooked through and lightly browned. Add celery and vegetables. Stir-fry for 3 minutes. Serve immediately with cooked rice or Chinese noodles.

Serves 4

Frozen vegetables can be replaced with any fresh vegetables. For example, green peppers, baby corn, and carrots. Often I will substitute the frozen vegetables and add the Teriyaki Zucchini and Onion recipe below. Many times the zucchini and onion recipe are the main course.


Chicken Teriyaki

Chicken Teriyaki with peppers and the Zucchini and Onion recipe

Chicken Teriyaki with peppers and the Zucchini and Onion recipe

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Teriyaki Zucchini and Onion

Ingredients:

2 medium zucchini (cucumber size) cut into strips

1 small onion sliced and separated into rings

2 tablespoons butter

1/4 cup teriyaki sauce

1/8 teaspoon pepper

1 teaspoon toasted sesame seeds

Directions:

In a large skillet, sauté zucchini and onion in butter for 7-8 minutes or until crisp-tender; drain. Stir in the teriyaki sauce and pepper. Sprinkle with sesame seeds.

Serves 4

Nutrition Facts: 64 calories, 3 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 10 mg cholesterol, 362 mg sodium, 8 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 3 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1/2 fat.

Note: Many of your probably already know this, but for those that don't...when cutting the zucchini into strips, core and discard the seeds.

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Below is a video of a different version of Chicken Teriyaki.

Chicken Teriyaki Stir Fry

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Comments

Sandy Mertens (author) from Wisconsin, USA on August 26, 2013:

One of my favorites. Thanks for the visit here.

Micheal from United Kingdom on August 26, 2013:

Great recipe Sandy and so easy to make.

Susan from India on January 30, 2013:

Wow. This looks very delicious.

Jobs Etc on March 24, 2012:

The recipe sounds good; I will mark this one.

Sandy Mertens (author) from Wisconsin, USA on January 22, 2012:

Springboard, let me know how it turns out for you.

Springboard from Wisconsin on January 21, 2012:

I am definitely going to have to put this one to task. I love chicken teriyaki as it is, and my recipe is a little different—but I like the ginger added. Nice touch.

boxxies on August 08, 2011:

Love this stuff with teriyaki.

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Mary Beth Granger on April 03, 2011:

This sounds really good. I will have to try it.

katrinasui on December 10, 2010:

Its sounds delicious. Thanks for sharing such a nice recipe.

Sandy Mertens (author) from Wisconsin, USA on October 22, 2010:

Thanks everyone for your comments.

Tony McGregor from South Africa on October 21, 2010:

I too love chicken teriyaki. I usually substitute the vinegar with a red wine or semi-sweet sherry though.

Thanks for sharing this one.

Love and peace

Tony

billyaustindillon on July 09, 2010:

I do enjoy a good chicken teriyaki.

ugina on March 09, 2010:

i love your delicious recipes, specially this one. Yummy. i have become your fan. Thanks for the great recipes.

Holle Abee from Georgia on February 04, 2010:

I tried this, and it was great! I did leave out the celery, however.

Maria Teresa Rodriguez - Laurente from San Antonio, Texas, U.S.A. on February 01, 2010:

This is good food; veges and all. Thank you for sharing this recipe. More power to you.

AndyPo on January 03, 2010:

I shall try this. Sounds great

Holle Abee from Georgia on December 30, 2009:

I LOVE teriyaki! these sound awesome - thanks!

prasetio30 from malang-indonesia on August 19, 2009:

I like chicken teriyaki so much. I think you have different recipes and looks so delicious.Hmmmm...Yummy. Do you have more for me?

Jacob from Delhi, India on August 18, 2009:

Nice hub. want to eat something now.

chandanakumarct from Bangalore on August 11, 2009:

Sounds very good.

Sandy Mertens (author) from Wisconsin, USA on July 21, 2009:

Queen of Lint, let me know what your variation is. That is the great thing about making this.

Queen of the Lint from The Laundry Room on July 17, 2009:

I've got a variation of this, but I'm going to add your ingredients next time I prepare it!

Shadesbreath from California on July 01, 2009:

Always seems so easy until I try to do stuff like this and then the food tastes like ass and NEVER looks like it's supposed to. Is there an equivalent term for the gardener's "green thumb" that applies to cooks? Like, "Golden Brown and Sizzling Succulently Thumb?" If there is, I don't have it. :)

Christine Mulberry on July 01, 2009:

This does sound simple but tasty. We love teriyaki at my house so this should be perfect.

Patty Inglish MS from USA and Asgardia, the First Space Nation on June 28, 2009:

Wow! - These are simple recipes thatlook and sound delcious. I'm bookmarking this Hub and adding it to my Recipe Box at home as well.

debnet on June 19, 2009:

Yum! Sounds great!

LondonGirl from London on June 18, 2009:

add me to the teriyaki fan club! Great dinner (-:

Gary Anderson from Las Vegas, Nevada on June 18, 2009:

I love teriyaki. Looks like a lot of other people do as well.

Heartaday on June 18, 2009:

If it's anything like your chicken noodle soup recipe, it's going to be great!

Mohideen Basha from TRICHY, TAMIL NADU, INDIA. on June 17, 2009:

going to try this recipe.

Sylviane on June 17, 2009:

Hum sounds delicious!

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