How to make Chicken Teriyaki -

A Japanese speciality, it is full of flavour and taste

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Boneless chicken legs, Salt (नमक)

Cuisine : Japanese

Course : Main Course Chicken

Chicken Teriyaki

Chicken Teriyaki Recipe Card


In Japanese cuisine consists of food is cooked in a specific way based on the culture and tradition of Japan. The traditional cuisine of Japan comprises of rice with an emphasis on seasonal ingredients. The side dishes often consist of fish, pickled vegetables and vegetables cooked in broth. Fish is common in the traditional cuisine. It is often grilled, but it may also be served raw or dipped in a light batter and deep-fried.
Japanese cuisine has now become popular throughout the world. As of 2011, Japan has overtaken France in number of Michelin starred restaurants and has maintained the title ever since.

Prep Time : 31-40 minutes

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Chicken Teriyaki Recipe

  • Boneless chicken legs cut into medium cuts 300 grams

  • Salt to taste

  • Black peppercorns crushed to taste

  • White wine 1/2 cup

  • Castor sugar 1 tablespoon

  • Garlic chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Ginger chopped 1 inch

  • Red chilli flakes 2 teaspoons

  • Soy sauce 1 tablespoon

  • Cornflour 1 tablespoon

  • Oil 1 tablespoon

  • Spring onion greens chopped 1/2 cup + to garnish

  • White sesame seeds roasted 1 tablespo to garnish

  • Steamed rice to serve


Step 1

Take the chicken cubes in a mixing bowl, add salt and crushed black peppercorns and mix well. Set aside for 15-20 minutes.

Step 2

To make the sauce, take white wine in another bowl, add sugar, garlic, ginger, red chilli flakes, crushed peppercorns, salt, soy sauce and cornflour and mix well. Set aside for 10 minutes.

Step 3

Heat oil in a non-stick pan, add the marinated chicken cubes and sauté for 2-3 minutes.

Step 4

Add the sauce, mix well and cook for 10-12 minutes. Add ¼ cup of water and cook till the sauce thickens.

Step 5

Add spring onion greens, mix well. Add roasted sesame seeds and mix well.

Step 6

Take rice in serving bowls, put the chicken teriyaki over it and serve hot garnished with spring onion greens and roasted sesame seeds.

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