Lemon Teriyaki Glazed Chicken Recipe

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Lemon Teriyaki Glazed Chicken Recipe

This Lemon Teriyaki Glazed Chicken Recipe is an interesting recipe that is a must-try at home! With tangy hints of lemon and smokey teriyaki sauce, this recipe is sure to be a hit with the family! If you want to add a twist to your regular grilled chicken, this recipe is made for you. Adding some fruity flavors is a great way to jazz up your weekday meals.

Generally, a teriyaki chicken recipe consists of a grilled teriyaki marinated chicken. To kick things up a notch, we actually paired the sweetness of the teriyaki sauce with the refreshing sour taste of the lemon. The acidity of lemon is helpful in tenderizing the chicken’s meat.

Once you take it out from the oven, its tender and aromatic smell will fill the whole kitchen. There is no denying that this recipe is the fastest and easiest way to make a twist with your chicken teriyaki! You can pair this delicious dish with brown rice and steamed broccoli for a perfect dinner. You can also try our Broccoli Almond Recipe for a perfect combo meal. It’s a perfect accompaniment to this tangy Lemon Teriyaki Glazed Chicken!


How To Make Lemon Teriyaki Glazed Chicken

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Prep: 15 mins
Marinate: 2 hrs
Cook: 1 hr 15 mins
Total: 3 hrs 30 mins
Serves:

Ingredients

  • 4 chicken breasts, boneless
  • ½ cup lemon juice
  • ½ cup soy sauce
  • ½ cup mirin
  • ½ cup sake
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 3 tbsp brown sugar
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • ¾ tsp ginger, ground

Instructions

  1. Combine all sauce ingredients and pour over chicken breasts in a glass dish.

  2. Marinate for 2 hours in refrigerator.
  3. Remove from refrigerator 20 minutes before cooking.

  4. Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees.
  5. Bake marinated chicken for 1 hour and 15 minutes, basting every 15 minutes with liquid already in the pan and turning chicken once.

  6. Marinade will reduce to a thickened sauce which should be served over the chicken when done.

Nutrition

  • Sugar: 29g
  • :
  • Calcium: 30mg
  • Calories: 453kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 40g
  • Cholesterol: 145mg
  • Fat: 6g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Iron: 2mg
  • Potassium: 953mg
  • Protein: 52g
  • Saturated Fat: 1g
  • Sodium: 2112mg
  • Vitamin A: 68IU
  • Vitamin C: 15mg
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Commonly Asked Questions

What is a good substitute for sake and mirin?

If you can’t find sake, other alcoholic alternatives are sherry, dry white wine, or Vermouth. And for mirin, a good non-alcoholic substitute will be balsamic vinegar. Otherwise, sweet Masala wine is also a good alternative.

Is store-bought teriyaki sauce healthy?

Teriyaki sauce is not unhealthy, but it is high in sodium and sugar. If you have no time to prepare the teriyaki sauce on your own and want to use store-bought teriyaki sauce and still want to keep your Lemon Teriyaki Glazed Chicken healthy, you can opt for a low-sodium teriyaki sauce which has only 284 mg of sodium compared to the regular version which has 611 mg of sodium.

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Conclusion

This Lemon Teriyaki Glazed Chicken Recipe is perfect for days when you don't want to hassle yourself in the kitchen. In fact, this dish is so easy to make that you don't even have to turn on the stove. All you have to do is marinate and bake. And there you have it, a simple but flavorful teriyaki chicken dish with a twist!
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