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Homemade Teriyaki Chicken and Rice - sticky, sweet homemade teriyaki sauce over grilled chicken and rice

Homemade Teriyaki Chicken and Rice

  • Author: Julie
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Category: Main Dish
  • Cuisine: Asian


Sticky, sweet homemade teriyaki sauce over grilled chicken and rice is a simple and satisfying quick weeknight meal.


  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts, grilled and sliced thinly
  • 4 servings cooked white or brown rice

Teriyaki Sauce

  • 1 cup water, divided
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 5 tablespoons packed brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • Toasted sesame seeds and green onions for garnish


  1. In a small sauce pan over medium heat, whisk together 3/4 cup water, ginger, garlic powder, soy sauce, honey, and brown sugar.
  2. Dissolve cornstarch in remaining 1/4 cup water, and whisk into other ingredients.
  3. Continue heating and stirring occasionally until it gently boils and thickens.
  4. Place sliced chicken on rice and drizzle with teriyaki sauce. Sprinkle with toasted sesame seeds and green onions.


Teriyaki Sauce slightly adapted from


  • Serving Size: 1 Serving
  • Calories: 408
  • Sugar: 22g
  • Sodium: 973mg
  • Fat: 5.2g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.4g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 3.1g
  • Trans Fat: 0g
  • Carbohydrates: 48g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Protein: 41g
  • Cholesterol: 102mg

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