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By: Enrique Gili on Aug. 27, 2014, 1:37 p.m.
Teriyaki Chicken

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Teriyaki Chicken

Miss BBQ-ing in the dead of winter or don't have an outdoor space in which to cook? A grill pan can solve that problem.

Prep time: 10 minutes 

Total time: 1 hour 

Yield: Feeds 2

Teriyaki Chicken


  • 2 chicken thighs, boneless
  • 1/3 cup low- sodium soy sauce
  • 1/3 cup mirin, or sherry
  • 1/3 cup sake, or vermouth
  • 2 tbs. brown sugar
  • 1 tbs. fresh ginger, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon Srircha sauce or cayenne pepper
  1. To make teriyaki sauce combine soy, mirin and sake in mixing bowl. Stir in sugar, fresh ginger and Srircha sauce.
  2. Pour about 1/2 the liquid into large zip lock bag. Add chicken thighs and shake. Marinate for about 30 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, place grill pan in oven, set to 400 degrees Fahrenheit. Once oven reaches desired setting, place marinated chicken in pan and cook for 10 minutes on each side, flipping once. To darken meat, set oven to broil and cook for 2 about minutes more.
  4. Meanwhile, thicken sauce by pouring remaining liquid into a saucepan. Bring to a low boil, simmer and reduce, about 10 minutes. Remove chicken from oven, plate with juices from grill pan and serve with teriyaki sauce. Save extra sauce in sealable jar.