Karen’s Killer Fixin’s: Chicken Teriyaki

It’s time for Karen’s Killer Fixin’s!

Over the years, I’ve filled two 4-inch, 3-ring binders with my own creations as well as recipes my family and friends were willing to share with me. I simply love to cook and want to share that love with my readers.

So every Friday, I share one recipe I think you and your family might enjoy. It might be a main course recipe. A cookie or baked item. Candy. Salads. Whatever strikes my eye and fancy…which today is CHICKEN TERIYAKI!!

I love the taste of teriyaki. If you want an easy and flavorful marinade, this is it! I like the stronger flavor so I have been known to marinade foods a LOT longer than most recipes call for, but this is a matter of taste.  You do want to marinate your chicken AT LEAST two hours.  Yummy!

I hope you enjoy today’s Killer Fixin’s. Happy eating!

Karen

P.S. We’re at 83 recipes and counting with this posting. Hope you find some recipes you like. If this is your first visit, please check out past blogs for more Killer Fixin’s. In the right hand column menu, you can even look up past recipes by type. i.e. Desserts, Breads, Beef, Chicken, Soups, Author Specials, etc.

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CHICKEN TERIYAKI [Serves 4]

2 chicken breasts, whole, split in half
½ cup soy sauce
¼ cup dry sherry
1 T. sugar
1 clove garlic, chopped
½ tsp. ground ginger

Arrange chicken, skin side up, in a single layer in a shallow dish. Combine soy sauce, sherry, sugar, garlic, and ginger in a jar with a tight-fitting lid. Shake vigorously and pour over chicken. Marinate in refrigerator 2 hours, turning once or twice. Preheat broiler. Remove chicken from marinade. Spray rack in broiler pan with vegetable spray. Transfer chicken to rack. Broil about 10 minutes about 6 inches from heat, turning once and basting with marinade. Serve with rice or salad.

NOTE: A variation of this would be Skewered Chicken Teriyaki! Cut the chicken breasts into chunks big enough to skewer with wooden picks and marinade the chunks.  In a separate bowl, make more of the marinade to soak chunks of pineapple, onions, green and/or red peppers, and mushrooms. Cook on the grill or under the oven broiler. Serve with salad and hot bread, or on a bed of rice.

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2 Responses to Karen’s Killer Fixin’s: Chicken Teriyaki

  1. Mari Collier says:

    Sounds absolutely delicious!

    • Karen Docter says:

      It really is…and you can cut the recipe in half if you need to just make a little. With our kids now gone, I’ve been finding it a challenge to cook for so many less at the dinner table! 🙂

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