Sticky chicken teriyaki

Prep time: 5 minutes

Cooking time: 25 minutes

Difficulty: Easy

Makes 2 servings

Sticky chicken teriyaki

Perfect for entertaining, or feeding the kids!


4 chicken thighs, de-boned
2 tbsp sake
4 tbsp soy sauce
4 tbsp mirin (japanese rice wine vinegar)
1 tbsp grated ginger
1 clove garlic, crushed
2 tbsp vegetable oil

Preparation method

Mix all the ingredients in a bowl.

Marinate the chicken in the mixture for 15 minutes.

Heat some vegetable oil in a frying pan. Remove the chicken from the marinade and remove any moisture with kitchen roll.

Fry the skin side of the chicken on medium heat until the skin is browned.

Turn the chicken over to fry the other side on low heat. Pour the sauce used to marinate chicken into the pan. Cook on low heat for 5 minutes; increase the temperature until the sauce becomes thick.


To serve

Slice the chicken and serve on a plate. Pour thickened sauce over the teriyaki chicken.

Serve with sesame noodles.

Any leftover chicken can be put in the fridge and eaten cold the next day.

Top tips

Chicken thighs are full of flavour and the meat is more tender than chicken breast.

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