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Quick Teriyaki Chicken in a white bowl.

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 222kcal
Author Anna


  • 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


  • rice
  • steamed broccoli


  • Cook rice according to instructions on packaging.
  • Steam broccoli.
  • Season chicken pieces with salt and pepper and place in large non stick skillet.
  • Cook until done, stirring often.
  • 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.
  • Remove from heat and serve immediately with rice and steamed broccoli.



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


Calories: 222kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 26g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 71mg | Sodium: 591mg | Potassium: 471mg | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin C: 0.5mg | Calcium: 23mg | Iron: 1.1mg