Quick & Easy Teriyaki Chicken Bake Recipe

Quick & Easy Teriyaki Chicken Bake

Don’t you just love the recipes that only take one or two pans, and not much active time? I know I do! They make dinner quick and easy and clean up even easier as well. Those crazy weeknights that we all tend to have call for just this type of meal.

I decided to try something out that would use just one pot and one baking sheet. I love teriyaki flavoring, especially when it’s homemade. A homemade sauce tastes so much better than any you can buy from the store. And it’s so simple to make.

Another goal for this year has been to try to eat more healthy and to make sure we eat more vegetables every day. So I figured out ways to work some broccoli, green beans, and bell peppers into this as well.

Quick & Easy Teriyaki Chicken Bake Recipe

And, of course, since I was making this with some rice, it gave me yet another excuse to break out one of my favorite kitchen gadgets, my rice steamer. It makes the rice perfectly and takes about the same amount of time as the chicken did, so it was all ready at the same time.

Once I had the rice in the steamer, I started on the sauce. It’s a super simple sauce and only takes a few minutes to make. In a small saucepan, combine the soy sauce, water and cornstarch, minced garlic, and honey. Keep it over medium heat until it starts to bubble and thicken, then remove from the heat.

On a baking sheet, place the chicken in the middle, and surround it with whatever vegetables you want for your meal. We used some broccoli, green beans, and leftover bell pepper from making the Southwestern Salad. Then sprinkle it with a bit of salt and pepper.

Quick & Easy Teriyaki Chicken Bake Recipe

Cover the chicken and all of the vegetables with the teriyaki sauce and bake for about 30 minutes, or until the chicken is cooked through.

Quick & Easy Teriyaki Chicken Bake Recipe

After it’s done baking, slice the chicken and serve it warm over the rice.

Quick & Easy Teriyaki Chicken Bake Recipe

Add your vegetables to the bowl, and you can garnish with green onion or sesame seeds. I also like to add just a bit more soy sauce to the top, so the rice isn’t too dry.

Quick & Easy Teriyaki Chicken Bake Recipe

Quick & Easy Teriyaki Chicken Bake Recipe

Quick & Easy Teriyaki Chicken Bake Recipe

Quick & Easy Teriyaki Chicken Bake Recipe

If you enjoy teriyaki flavor as much as I do, you should also check out my recipe for Teriyaki Chicken Noodle Bowl, inspired by one of my favorite restaurants (Bentos) that we used to go to often when we lived in Orlando a few years ago.


5 from 2 votes
Quick & Easy Teriyaki Chicken Bake Recipe
Teriyaki Chicken Bake
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
45 mins
 
Servings: 4 servings
Ingredients
  • 3/4 cup soy sauce
  • 4 tbsp honey
  • 1 tbsp garlic minced
  • 3 tbsp water
  • 1 tbsp cornstarch
  • 1 lb chicken breast boneless, skinless
  • 2 cups vegetables bell pepper, broccoli, green beans, etc.
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 cups brown rice cooked
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 400

  2. In a medium saucepan, whisk together the soy sauce, honey, and garlic

  3. In a small bowl, mix the water and cornstarch, then add to the soy sauce

  4. Cook over medium heat, stirring frequently, until the sauce starts to bubble and thicken, then remove from the heat

  5. Slice and chop the vegetables

  6. On a parchment paper-lined baking sheet put a small amount of sauce in the middle and lay the chicken breast on top (to keep it from sticking)

  7. Surround the chicken with your vegetables of choice

  8. Season the chicken and vegetables with salt and pepper

  9. Drizzle the remaining teriyaki sauce on the chicken and vegetables

  10. Bake for about 30 minutes, or until the chicken is cooked through

  11. Slice cooked chicken and serve warm, with vegetables, over cooked rice

Quick & Easy Teriyaki Chicken Bake Recipe

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30 thoughts on “Quick & Easy Teriyaki Chicken Bake

  1. I love love that you did this all on one pan! Definitely going to try this for dinner tonight as I have been struggling to come up with ideas and one pot is my preferred way to go!

  2. I love teriyaki chicken and this looks delicious! Perfect timing because we were wondering what we should have tonight!

  3. I will have to try this one of these nights for dinner! I love the taste of teriyaki dishes (never attempted to make it myself though) Nows the time, right?! thanks for the recipe ; )

  4. Love that this was done with pretty much one pan! I recently moved into an apartment with no dishwasher (though I was told there was one in the unit) so finding one pan recipes has become a bit of an obsession in my downtime seeing as I don’t have much time for washing dishes each night.

  5. I am really hungry now!!! This is definitely a meal I will be making for my family! I loved every that it’s healthy and looks super delicious!!

    1. My mom doesn’t either so my dad only makes it when we are in town. You could try to make one of the chickens with teriyaki and put other seasonings on the other for your daughter.

    1. My boys are young enough that we aren’t always on the go just yet, but it isn’t easy to cook long and drawn out recipes with them around either so I need quick and easy most nights as well.

  6. YES! I am always sold when I hear that it only takes one or two pans! Makes such a big difference!! Plus, Teriyaki Chicken is SOOOOO good!

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