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Teriyaki Chicken

Categories: Kid-friendly, On the Grill, Quick to fix
Type: Main Dishes

Teriyaki chicken is a simple yet classic favorite.

Prep Time: 15M

Cooking Time: 20M

Serves: Serves 4


  • 4 chicken breast fillets, skin on

For the marinade

  • 3 tbsp rice wine vinegar
  • 5 tbsp soy sauce
  • 5 tsp mirin or dry sherry
  • 3 tbsp sugar
  • 2in (5cm) piece of fresh ginger, grated
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  1. To make the marinade, mix together all the ingredients in a bowl until the sugar has dissolved.
  2. Using a sharp pointed knife or skewer, poke the chicken all over. Add to the bowl with the marinade, ensuring that the chicken is well-coated. Marinate in the refrigerator for 20 minutes.
  3. Heat the barbecue or charcoal grill until hot. Remove the chicken from the marinade (reserving the marinade), and grill, skin-side up for 15-20 minutes over medium heat, turning occasionally, until browned all over. Transfer to a plate, and leave to rest in a warm place for a few minutes while preparing the teriyaki sauce.
  4. Put the reserved marinade in a small heavy saucepan. Bring to a boil, and continue boiling until it thickens. Cut the chicken breasts into slices, and serve with the hot teriyaki sauce poured over them.

excerpted from:

Excerpted from The Illustrated Quick Cook.
Copyright © 2009 Dorling Kindersley Limited.
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