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Quick Teriyaki Chicken Rice Bowls

Quick Teriyaki Chicken Rice Bowls - better than takeout and made with just a few ingredients, this Asian chicken dinner idea is on our weekly rotation! Sweet, garlicky chicken served with rice and steamed broccoli comes together in just 20 minutes.

Course Main Dish
Cuisine Asian
Keyword rice bowl, teriyaki chicken, teriyaki chicken and rice
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 222 kcal
Author Anna

Ingredients

  • 1 lb boneless skinless chicken breast, cut into bite size pieces
  • salt and pepper

for the sauce:

  • 1/4 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup low-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 Tablespoons rice or apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 Tablespoon cornstarch

additional:

  • rice
  • steamed broccoli
US Customary - Metric

Instructions

  1. Cook rice according to instructions on packaging.
  2. Steam broccoli.
  3. Season chicken pieces with salt and pepper and place in large non stick skillet.
  4. Cook until done, stirring often.
  5. In a small bowl or a measuring cup, combine brown sugar, soy sauce, ginger, garlic, vinegar and cornstarch. Whisk together until there are no cornstarch lumps. Add sauce to chicken and cook stirring constantly, until it thickens into shiny glaze.
  6. Remove from heat and serve immediately with rice and steamed broccoli.

Recipe Video

Recipe Notes

The calorie amount is for the chicken and sauce only. I use MyFitnessPal. Please, treat the calorie count as an estimate. Thank you! 

You can make the sauce ahead of time, by using my recipe for the Homemade Teriyaki Sauce

Nutrition Facts
Quick Teriyaki Chicken Rice Bowls
Amount Per Serving
Calories 222 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4g 6%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 71mg 24%
Sodium 591mg 25%
Potassium 471mg 13%
Total Carbohydrates 17g 6%
Sugars 13g
Protein 26g 52%
Vitamin C 0.6%
Calcium 2.3%
Iron 6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.