Hibachi Chicken Recipe

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Toby Li Modified: March 24, 2022
Hibachi Chicken Recipe

How To Make Hibachi Chicken

Inspired by a Japanese favorite, this hibachi chicken recipe is an easy dish of chicken breast slices cooked in butter and sesame oil.

Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 10 minutes
Total: 30 minutes



  • 3chicken breasts,cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 2tbspsesame oil or olive oil
  • 2tbspbutter,divided
  • 2garlic cloves,minced
  • 3tbsplow sodium soy sauce
  • lemon juice,to taste
  • rice,cooked, for serving
  • scallions,chopped, for garnish, optional

For Yum Yum Sauce:

  • ¾cupmayo,use Japanese mayo if possible
  • 1tbspketchup,heaping
  • 1tspgranulated sugar
  • 1tsppaprika,smoked or regular
  • 2tsprice vinegar
  • 1tspgarlic powder
  • ¼tsponion powder
  • salt and pepper,to taste


  1. Add the yum yum sauce ingredients to a bowl and stir until well combined. Set aside.

  2. Cut up the chicken and season it with salt and pepper.

  3. Add the oil and 1 tablespoon of butter to a large skillet over medium-high heat. Let the pan heat up for a few minutes. Cook the chicken for 5 minutes, turning once halfway, or until cooked through.

  4. Add in the rest of the butter, the garlic, and the soy sauce. Let it bubble for about a minute.

  5. Squeeze some lemon juice over top. Serve with rice, yum yum sauce, and optional chopped scallions.


  • Calories: 658.59kcal
  • Fat: 58.13g
  • Saturated Fat: 13.09g
  • Trans Fat: 0.37g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 17.56g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 25.69g
  • Carbohydrates: 4.70g
  • Fiber: 0.57g
  • Sugar: 2.12g
  • Protein: 28.66g
  • Cholesterol: 115.68mg
  • Sodium: 756.05mg
  • Calcium: 28.05mg
  • Potassium: 376.49mg
  • Iron: 1.38mg
  • Vitamin A: 95.32µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.69mg
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