As a food lover and a professional writer, I always try to find new recipes that are not only delicious but also easy to make. That’s why I’m excited to share my recipe for teriyaki chicken bowl. This dish is perfect for a quick lunch or dinner, and it’s packed with flavor and nutrients. Plus, it’s a great way to use up any leftover vegetables or protein in your fridge.
- Prep Time: 10 minutes
- Cook Time: 20 minutes
- Total Time: 30 minutes
- Recipe Category: Main Dish
- Recipe Cuisine: Japanese
- Aggregate Rating: 4.5 Stars
- 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite-sized pieces
- 1/2 cup soy sauce
- 1/4 cup honey
- 1/4 cup rice vinegar
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 tablespoon grated ginger
- 1 tablespoon cornstarch
- 1 tablespoon water
- 2 cups cooked rice
- 1 cup broccoli florets
- 1 red bell pepper, sliced
- 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
- Sesame seeds, for garnish
- Green onions, sliced, for garnish
- In a medium bowl, whisk together soy sauce, honey, rice vinegar, garlic, and ginger. Set aside.
- In a small bowl, mix together cornstarch and water until smooth. Set aside.
- In a large skillet or wok, heat vegetable oil over medium-high heat. Add chicken and cook until browned and cooked through, about 5-7 minutes. Remove chicken from skillet and set aside.
- Add broccoli and bell pepper to the same skillet and cook until tender, about 5 minutes.
- Return chicken to the skillet and pour in the soy sauce mixture. Bring to a boil and cook for 1-2 minutes, until the sauce thickens.
- Add the cornstarch mixture to the skillet and stir until the sauce is thick and glossy.
- Serve teriyaki chicken over cooked rice and garnish with sesame seeds and green onions.
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- Can I use other types of meat?
Yes, you can use beef, pork, or tofu instead of chicken. Adjust the cooking time accordingly.
- Can I use frozen vegetables?
Yes, you can use frozen broccoli or mixed vegetables. Just make sure to thaw them first and cook them until they are tender.
- Can I make this dish ahead of time?
Yes, you can make the teriyaki sauce and cook the chicken and vegetables ahead of time. Store them separately in the fridge and reheat them before serving.
- How can I make this dish spicier?
You can add red pepper flakes or sriracha to the teriyaki sauce to make it spicier.
- What can I serve with this dish?
You can serve it with steamed or stir-fried vegetables, edamame, or a side salad.
- How long will leftovers last?
Leftovers will last in the fridge for up to 3 days. Reheat them in the microwave or on the stovetop.
If you want to make this dish even healthier, you can use brown rice instead of white rice. You can also add more vegetables, such as carrots, mushrooms, or snow peas. Don’t be afraid to experiment with different flavors and textures. You can also double the recipe and freeze the leftovers for a quick meal later on. Enjoy!