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Chicken Teriyaki Recipe


Chicken TeriyakiTeriyaki is a little hard to translate, and a little humorous, but literally means shiny grilled meat. It’s the sugar that makes it glisten. It’s popular in both Japan and America.

Ingredients
1 lb boneless chicken thigh
Spices
3 tsp mirin
4 tsp soy sauce
3 tsp sake
3 tsp sugar
dash salt
dash pepper

Preparation
Cut any visible tendons on the chicken and season both sides with salt and pepper (take off the skin before cooking if you prefer)
Heat oil in a frying pan and braise the skin on the chicken for 3 minutes on high heat and flip, cook for 3 more minutes with medium heat
Remove the chicken from the pan and slice into 1/2 inch strips, then return to pan
Add mixed spices (soy sauce, mirin, sake, sugar) and cook 2 minutes on medium heat
Serve chicken drizzled with the sauce from the pan

Yield: 2 servings
Time: 15 minutes

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