Quick Lemon Teriyaki Chicken Recipe: It's Amazing What a Little Lemon Can Do by 30Seconds Food

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4 months ago
Quick Lemon Teriyaki Chicken Recipe: It's Amazing What a Little Lemon Can Do

It's no secret that we love our lemon recipes at 30Seconds. From lemon chicken to lemon vinaigrette to lemon pasta to lemon fish to lemon vegetables to lemon cakes to lemon pies, we just can't get enough. Lemon can elevate and enhance any recipe, like this lemon teriyaki chicken.

Teriyaki chicken is a classic Asian recipe. But adding a little lemon juice to the sauce brightens it up! Serve this easy lemon teriyaki chicken recipe with rice or rice noodles. It cooks in about 10 minutes.

Cuisine: Asian
Prep Time: 5 minutes plus 2 hours to marinate
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes plus 2 hours to marinate
Servings: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken thighs, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 3/4 teriyaki sauce (divided)
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 4 - 5 cloves garlic, minced or pressed
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh ginger
  • 1 - 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • sesame seeds and lemon slices, for serving (optional)

Here's how to make it: 

  1. Put 1/2 cup of the teriyaki sauce into a plastic zipper food storage bag or shallow dish. Add the chicken and marinate in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours or overnight. 
  2. When ready to cook, remove the chicken from the marinade. Heat the oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Add the garlic and ginger. Cook, stirring, for 30 seconds. Add the chicken and cook, stirring, about 5 minutes or until cooked through. 
  3. Pour in the remaining 1/4 cup teriyaki sauce and the lemon juice. Cook about 2 to 3 minutes more. Serve over rice and garnish with sesame seeds and a lemon slice, if desired. 

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Elisa Schmitz, 30Seconds
Yes to all the lovely lemon recipes. This one is a winner winner chicken dinner!!
bepositive
Teriyaki chicken is a gift from the gods. 😍

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