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Easy Grilled Chicken Teriyaki Recipe
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Easy Grilled Chicken Teriyaki
Tender and juicy grilled teriyaki chicken. See more
  • READY IN 1+ days

Easy Grilled Chicken Teriyaki

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"Chicken breasts marinated in teriyaki sauce, lemon, garlic, and sesame oil, then grilled to a tasty finish. Very easy and great for a hot summer's evening. Leftovers are great on a green salad or sandwich. Be sure to grill very hot and very fast!!"

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Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings
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  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    15 mins
  • READY IN

    1 day 30 mins

Directions

  1. Place chicken, teriyaki sauce, lemon juice, garlic, and sesame oil in a large resealable plastic bag. Seal bag, and shake to coat. Place in refrigerator for 24 hours, turning every so often.
  2. Preheat grill for high heat.
  3. Lightly oil the grill grate. Remove chicken from bag, discarding any remaining marinade. Grill for 6 to 8 minutes each side, or until juices run clear when chicken is pierced with a fork.
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Footnotes

  • The nutrition data for this recipe includes information for the full amount of the marinade ingredients. Depending on marinating time, ingredients, cook time, etc., the actual amount of the marinade consumed will vary.
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Reviews More Reviews

Most Helpful Positive Review
Jan 07, 2004

My husband and I loved the recipe. We marinated it for 1 hour and also put 1/2 as much teriyaki sauce and it was delicious. We left 2 pieces of chicken the full 24 hours and it wasn't as tasty as the day before. I hope this helps! All in all it was really tasty.

 
Most Helpful Critical Review
Jan 23, 2003

Very easy to prepare and so so results. I found the Teriyaki taste to be too strong. I only used 1/2 Cup of the Teriyaki so I can't imagine what the full amount would be!!

 
Jan 07, 2004

I was hungry for chicken teriyaki so I only marinated it for about 5 hours. I didn't have sesame seed oil, so I left that out. Anyway, the chicken tasted great; the flavor went all through it. It was very moist and tender, too. I used about 3/4 cup of teriyaki sauce and everything else in the same proportions, although I had plenty of marinade for 6 chicken breast halves instead of four.

 
Jun 19, 2008

I used about 3/4 cup of teriyaki sauce with sesame seeds already in it, 2 tsp. lime juice, a hearty squeeze of honey from the bottle, 2 tbs. minced garlic, and a small can of pineapple chunks(including the juice). These were the things I had on hand (no sesame oil). I marinaded chicken tenderloin strips in this for about 2 hours. I sprayed the grill with olive oil then put the chicken and pineapple chunks on skewers and grilled them. The whole family enjoyed this yummy "chicken on a stick."

 
Jun 18, 2006

Even marinated for one hour, this recipe was excellent. I added some sweet thai chili sauce for a little spicy kick. I saved the marinade and stir fried it with some cooked spaghetti noodles and made a bed of the noodles for the chicken to lay on. This is definately a family favorite.

 
Jun 03, 2003

This was wonderful. I used chicken leg quarters and grilled them and they were wonderful. If you don't use breasts, marinate them a little longer. I will use this recipe from now on.

 
May 27, 2008

This is delicious! I was a bit concerned about it being too salty after I read the previous reviews, so I added a couple of teaspoons of white wine vinegar to the marinade and it was fine (not too salty).

 
Aug 21, 2003

We all really loved this! I had forgotten about the overnight marinade so I only marinaded for 10 hours, still came out great! We had the chicken as sandwiches with lettuce and tomato and I basted the chiccken all throughout the cooking process. Will make again!

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 240 kcal
  • 12%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 16.6 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol
  • 67 mg
  • 22%
  • Fat
  • 7.5 g
  • 12%
  • Fiber
  • 0.1 g
  • < 1%
  • Protein
  • 25.2 g
  • 50%
  • Sodium
  • 691 mg
  • 28%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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