Pollo Teriyaki (Chicken Teriyaki)
Rotate your chicken dinner routine with this easy, delicious Pollo Teriyaki (Chicken Teriyaki)! The chicken pieces are sauteed in a savory, sweet Asian sauce which makes this chicken recipe perfect topped on white rice. Bonus, it all comes together in under 30 minutes!
- 2 lbs chicken breasts or boneless thighs cut into ½ or 1 inch pieces
- 1 red pepper julienned
- 1 onion sliced or coarsely chopped
- 4 oz white or crimini mushrooms cleaned and sliced
- 3 tbsp light brown sugar
- 4 tbsp apple cider vinegar
- 2 tbsp sesame oil (found in Asian aisle section)
- 4 garlic cloves peeled and minced
- 4 oz low sodium soy sauce
- 1 tbsp cornstarch may need a little more for even thicker sauce
- 1 tbsp vegetable oil
Other Veggie Ideas
- snow peas
- asparagus spears
- frozen peas
- frozen corn
- cornlets (Asian baby corn)
Rinse and cut all vegetables, set aside.
Rinse and cut chicken into ½ -1 inch cubes or strips if you prefer.
In a small bowl, add soy sauce, apple cider vinegar, sesame oil, light brown sugar and cornstarch. Mix well with a fork.
Heat 1-2 tablespoons of vegetable oil over medium heat in a cast iron pan or skillet. When oil is heated through and really hot, add chicken pieces and stir fry until golden brown on one side.Flip and stir pieces with a spatula or wooden spoon. Continue cooking for a few more minutes until golden brown. Add all the veggies and mix in with the chicken.Stir fry for 5-7 minutes or until veggies are cooked to your liking.
Lower heat, add the sauce blend and stir into chicken and veggie mix.
Cook for 5 minutes longer or until sauce thickens a little.Pollo Teriyaki is done!Serve with white rice, enjoy!
If you like your sauce extra saucy, add ½ cup of water to pan and a little more cornstarch to thicken sauce further.
Need a white rice recipe for this dish, try our Arroz Blanco (Puerto Rican White Rice) recipe. Excellent!
Serving: 4g | Calories: 440kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 51g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 145mg | Sodium: 1216mg | Potassium: 1118mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 1000IU | Vitamin C: 44mg | Calcium: 35mg | Iron: 2mg