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Baked Teriyaki Chicken

Baked Teriyaki Chicken

Teriyaki chicken pairs well with steamed veggies and brown rice for a healthy balanced meal.
Prep Time 20 mins
Total Time 1 hr 20 mins
Course dinner, lunch, Main Course
Cuisine Asian
Servings 7
Calories 222 kcal


  • Knife
  • Cutting board
  • saucepan
  • whisk
  • baking dish
  • cooking brush


  • 4 medium chicken breasts sliced in half
  • 1 tsp sesame seeds

For the sauce:

  • 1 Tbsp cornstarch
  • 1 Tbsp cold water
  • ½ cup soy sauce
  • ½ cup sugar
  • ¼ cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1-2 garlic cloves
  • 1 tsp ground ginger
  • ½ tsp black pepper


  • Preheat your oven to 425F.
  • In a small saucepan, combine together 1 Tablespoon of cornstarch, 1 Tablespoon cold water, 1/2 cup soy sauce, 1/2 cup sugar, 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar, 1-2 minced garlic cloves, 1 Teaspoon of ground ginger, and 1/2 teaspoon black pepper.
  • Whisk until all of the ingredients are well blended. Cook on low heat, stirring often, until the sauce bubbles and thickens.
    Baked Teriyaki Chicken
  • Remove from heat and set aside.
    Baked Teriyaki Chicken
  • Wash and dry the chicken breasts. If they are large, cut in half.
  • Place pieces of chicken between plastic wrap and flatten each piece by using a flat side of a meat tenderizer.
    Baked Teriyaki Chicken
  • Place the chicken breasts on a greased baking dish. Brush chicken with the sauce, then turn over and brush the other side.
    Baked Teriyaki Chicken
  • Bake at 425F for 15-20 minutes, and then take the dish out, flip the chicken over and bake for another 15-20 minutes. Brush with sauce every 5-10 minutes while baking. This will create a beautiful glaze on the top of the chicken.
    Baked Teriyaki Chicken
  • Before serving, slice each chicken breast and sprinkle with toasted sesame seeds.
  • Enjoy this simple Teriyaki Chicken dish with white rice and steamed vegetables of your choice!
    Baked Teriyaki Chicken


Nutrition Facts
Baked Teriyaki Chicken
Amount Per Serving
Calories 222 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Fat 4g6%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 83mg28%
Sodium 1076mg47%
Potassium 519mg15%
Carbohydrates 17g6%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 15g17%
Protein 29g58%
Vitamin A 39IU1%
Vitamin C 2mg2%
Calcium 13mg1%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Keyword apple cider vinegar, baked chicken, chicken, ginger, sesame seeds, soy sauce, teriyaki
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