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Easy Teriyaki Chicken

Easy Teriyaki Chicken is a simple, one pan dish that's perfect for busy weeknights. Sweet garlic chicken is coated with an easy teriyaki sauce and tastes even better than the takeout kind!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Japanese
Keyword: 20 minute meal, chicken recipe, teriyaki
Servings: 4


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil (or vegetable oil)
  • 2 8-ounce pouches Perdue Harvestland Organic Diced Chicken Breasts, thawed (or 3 medium chicken breasts, diced)
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper


  • 1/4 cup low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/4 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • White rice and steamed broccoli for serving , if desired


  • Season chicken with garlic powder, salt, and pepper. In a large skillet, add olive oil and brown chicken on both sides until cooked through, about 3-4 minutes per side.
  • As chicken is cooking, prepare sauce. In a medium bowl, whisk together soy sauce, water, brown sugar, rice vinegar, garlic powder, ginger, and cornstarch.
  • Add sauce to skillet with cooked chicken and cook over low heat until thickened, about 2-3 minutes, tossing to coat.
  • Serve chicken over white rice with steam broccoli, if desired.


  • If you like extra sauce, you may want to double ingredients.
  • See my tips and tricks for making this Easy Teriyaki Chicken above recipe box.