How To Cook The Best Healthy Chicken Teriyaki Tasty Recipe Meal and Tips

Since time immemorial, many are still clueless about making Teri broiler even though the Teri recipes have been sitting on the menu of most food establishments. On that account, you will learn here how to create your homemade Teri. 

More than that, you will learn about several variants that have already evolved throughout the years. It includes this variant for your family. More so, there are many local products available in the market that you can use in your recipe. Thus, you have a plethora of options on how to cook it.

So, enjoy reading this article and discover the other variations using different components. It’s time to prepare something your family can be proud of. 

What is the Best Healthy Chicken Teriyaki

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 It is a Japanese dish that originated from Hawaii. Recipes include cooking by grilling, roasting, frying, or broiling pieces of sliced broiler meat coated by a unique dressing. However, it’s Japanese, the blending of sweet and salty appeals so much to Filipino cravings.

What Is Chicken Teri Stir Recipe Marinade made of

As mentioned above, Teriyaki Stir recipes have a special Teri sauce. But this is somewhat easy and simple to assemble. Besides, there are a couple of ways to execute the dish. 

 For one, there are readily available Teriyaki stir sauces you can buy in the market. If you don’t like the taste, you can tweak it with some sesame seeds or sesame oil, add some garlic powder or garlic oil, and there you have your Teri sauce. It’s easy.

 Nonetheless, if you want to gratify your mouth with the original dressing, then here are the things you need to do. Put in sake, mirin, soy sauce, brown sugar, and grated ginger in a skillet. Mix it well and add cornstarch to thicken the gravy.

Ways to cook Chicken Teri Recipe

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As introduced in this article, there are many ways on how to cook this flavorful dish perfectly. There are also tons of recipes that you can play with. Below is a list of discussions about it. We hope this will help you level-up your recipe.

Instant Pot Chicken Teri Recipe

 If you want something good to eat, but you don’t have the luxury of time to put it together, it is one of the recipes that you will love. These Instant Pot Teri ingredients are complete, and your pressure cooker is available. Consequently, mix all your ingredients in the pot and mix it. After this, submerge the broiler in and let it cook for about 8 min/s. It will be the star on the buffet once served.

Chicken Teri Ala Stir Fry Recipe

 Feeling health-conscious, stir fry with vegetables is just right for you. All you need is to cook any vegetables of your liking, such as crunchy asparagus, with strips of broiler breast seared in a Teri sauce. Add a small amount of garlic or use garlic-infused olive oil to relish a sumptuous twist.

Baked Chicken Teri

 When you can spare so much time, baking can fill in. To do this, place your broiler into a preheated-heated oven and brush it with the marinade every 10 minutes for the entire half-hour cooking time. Don’t forget to flip and turn the broiler after every time you touch it. Then, it’s ready to be served on your dinner bench. This recipe is applicable for those who have an oven at home. 

Although the marinade is almost the same, this version takes more assembly time compared to others. 

Grilled Chicken Teri

 What could be more exciting in a family treat than a grilled Teri broiler? In this method, the broiler thigh is the most excellent part. You can do this by marinating the broiler with your homemade Teri dressing overnight. The next day, your marinated broiler thigh is ready to be grilled. You can drizzle olive oil too for extra flavor. Furthermore, you can try browsing other grill menus. This is also a great match to a bowl of hot steamy rice.  

After that, cook the meat by placing it on a grill with burning coals underneath. While it is being grilled, baste the meat until it’s cooked. This menu is ideally suited for pool parties. 

Slow Cooker Teriyaki Chicken

Spending a luxury of time is an understatement for a slow cooker, Teri broiler. Menus like this can be cooked for a particular day. Fortunately, you will need your homemade Terii dressing again as a base layer on a broiler breast in cooking. To follow, pour the sauce into the broiler and let it cook for about 4-5 hours.  

When the broiler is cooked, set it aside from the gravy, transfer the gravy in a pan and add cornstarch to thicken it. Mix it until it boils. Then, drizzle the gravy over your broiler. 

Crock Pot Teriyaki Chicken

 Crock-pot recipes are pretty much similar to the slow cooker style. But, you will cook the thigh part instead of the breast because white meat dries out quickly. In the same way as other cooking styles, the same homemade Teri dressing will be used. 

 To bring color to the dish, add some veggies to give it a crunch. It is excellently partnered with warm rice or noodles. 

Pressure Cooker Chicken Teri

Meanwhile, the pressure cooker Teri broiler is another unique cooking style. You can either use a broiler thigh or wings. To make this, marinate your broiler thigh or wings overnight using the same homemade gravy. 

To continue, pop the broiler with the dressing in the cooker and press “poultry.” It would take about 10 min/s on high pressure to cook it. When the cooking is done, quickly release the steam to vent it out. Make it an excellent combination with hot steamy rice. 

Oven Chicken Teri

One of the most admirable Teri recipes you can create is Oven Teri Broiler by boiling the meat with the dressing until it’s cooked. Thereby, the broiler is transferred into a baking dishpan with gravy garnishing all over the meat. The meat is tossed until it is fully coated. Then it is baked for 20 min/s at 400 degrees.                

Chicken Teri Casserole

 To cook a Teri broiler casserole, layer and pour in your homemade dressing into a broiler breast. Then, cast the meat in a preheated-heated oven for 25 min/s at 350 degrees. When it is cooked, shred the meat and toss it on a casserole of rice, together with your desired veggies. Add the remaining gravy and bake it for 10 min/s.  

Top Variation of Teriyaki Chicken Recipe

Keto Chicken Teri

 If you’re on a healthy low-carb diet, this is appropriate for you. With 15 minute-preparation time, you can make and enjoy a pasteurized milk-free and gluten-free meal. To pull this off, add some amino coconut oil or brown sugar into your soy sauce to give rise to your base dressing. Toss in the gravy and the meat into the pan and let it boil until cooked. And, instead of the usual white rice, you can have cauliflower rice. Then, garnish your plate with some veggies of choice. Thus, this can be a day to day menu just by changing the vegetable component.  

Honey Chicken Teri

If you want an easy, quick dinner fix, then honey Teri broiler is a reasonable option because it only takes 20 min/s. This Teri sear menu is easy to execute. Put your Teri dressing, garlic, honey, soy sauce, salt, and pepper in a bowl and add the broiler. Rub the dressing all over the broiler for better absorption. In a skillet with preheated-heated oil, toss in the mixture and cook for 5 min/s. If you want to reduce the dressing, you’ll need to increase the heat and cook it for another 10-15 min/s or until the flavoring thickens.

Chicken Teri Sandwich

You can have this healthy delicious by following the honey Teri broiler’s method using boneless broiler breast. Discard the dressing and get only the meat. Layer the bun with some chopped tomatoes, lettuce, and you might add pickles too if it’s in your liking! Then voila, you have your Teri style broiler sandwich to go. You can also set up your bench and invite friends for an indoor hangout. Recipes like this are guest friendly. 

Teriyaki Chicken and Broccoli

 This meal-prep version of healthy and delicious Teri takes about 20 min/s to execute. This dish and broccoli are done by simply chopping the broiler breast into small portions, saute it in a pan, adding the Teri dressing, mixing until the gravy becomes thick, then tossing in the broccoli other veggies of your choice. Saute until the veggies are cooked.

Teriyaki Chicken Salad

You’ll be surprised to know that this dish has some recipes that can also be put in a salad. Yes, you read that right. This variation can be made by cooking broiler breasts with the Teri sauce until it is cooked. Just separate the broiler from the dressing. Then, shred the broiler and toss it in your mix of veggies with some sliced avocados. Drizzle the salad with some remaining Teri sauce.

Hawaiian Teriyaki Chicken

If you are planning an outdoor lunch for this day, then you might as well add a Hawaiian Teri broiler on your list. This will surely level up your grilling game. This can be done by making a homemade Teri sauce and marinating the broiler bits for 30 mins.

Using a skewer, thread the onions and the broiler, pineapple, and peppers, then start grilling while basting it with the remaining gravy.

Teriyaki Chicken Pizza Recipe

If you are not afraid for a little adventure, you can fuse this broiler menu to your homemade pizza as a garnish. Cook the broiler in a Teri sauce, separate the gravy and the meat, shred the broiler to bits, then put it on your pizza dough together with some of your chosen garnish.

Pop your pizza to the oven or pugon if you have one. And oh, be not afraid to add some cheese like cheddar or mozzarella to bring in your Teri broiler pizza to a success. This can be the most fantastic broiler meal served in a pan to indulge in a day for pizza lovers. 

Spicy Teriyaki Broiler Recipe

Using the same method mentioned in Teriyaki Chicken Stir Fry, you only have to add a dash of cayenne pepper to the mix, and voila, you’ll have your spicy teriyaki chicken stir fry with a zesty, aphrodisiac kick. The table will not be empty with hungry craving diners once you serve this teriyaki chicken stir fry menu. 

Teri Broiler Meatballs Recipe 

Remember the Teri sauce you stored in your refrigerator? Take it out and try to make Teri broiler meatballs. This variation is different from the rest. Using a crushed pineapple drained with its juice, add it to the mixture of your ground broiler, diced garlic, diced scallions, and ginger with a dash of milk, salt, and pepper.

Broiler Teri Tacos Recipe

Spice up your dinner table with this innovative taco; you need to cut the broiler into cutlets, marinate it overnight with your Teri sauce. Grilled the cutlets and put it to your tacos along with your slaw or your preferred vegetables. This taco will thrill your guests. Also, this can be executed in a couple of minutes.

Troubleshooting of the Recipe

Like many first-timers, mishaps in the kitchen are unavoidable. This is that we are going to share with you is like a breath of natural air. If your mix got a little salty more than you can bear, try to toss in some raw potato and starch to dilute the saltiness, but this method will not solve the problem entirely, so don’t depend on it much. You can also add some water until the saltiness is just right for you. Another real trick is by adding a little bit of vinegar to balance out the sweetness. 

Trivia: Top Benefits of Teriyaki Chicken in Stir Fry Ingredients

As you have browsed and tried the different methods on how to make a knockout version of this heaven-sent Teri meal, you might have learned as well all the possible Teri ingredients and the health benefits it gives. Serving a healthier version of dishes on your dinner bench is a great plus for the family in real-time. 

Recipe Tips During Meal Preparation 

One of the secrets that we can probably give is basting, especially when you grill the broiler. It is always favorable if the broiler is still fully coated with the Teri sauce when being cooked in some methods. This menu will spice up the dinner table once served. 

Keep your homemade Teri sauce fresh by keeping it sealed in an airtight container and store it in your fridge. With proper storage, the dressing can last for 2-3 mos. Then you can reheat it for a couple of minutes before serving.

What To Serve Side Dishes For Chicken Teri Recipes

Interestingly, this Teri style broiler menu matches well with different food items. Listed below are some of those would-be partners and why they deserve to be:

This broiler meal is adequately served with:

Fried/steamed rice – it’s a fact of life that Filipinos will partner this yummy broiler with a cup or two of rice. A tasty stir fry menu with spiced vinegar as a dip is one of the secrets to win to satisfy a Filipino stomach. A sear menu is easy to create with just oil and a chunk of good meat to match, sear in a skillet and serve the bench in only min/s. 

Veggies like broccoli, spinach, Brussels, etc. – If you’re a vegetable lover, please don’t hold back, putting extra as your side dish. Vegetables match nicely in any broiler menu. You can also try blanching your vegetables for a couple of minutes to ensure it is still fresh. Another option is to stir fry recipes like this. 

Garlic bread – if you’re into riceless menus, toasted garlic can be a perfect replacement equally irresistible. The combination of garlic bread and broiler is a fantastic taste bud experience. 

Siomai – it may sound bizarre to you, but it’s also an Asian dim sum. It can’t go wrong when you try this combination. 

Conclusion About the Chicken Teri Recipe

In the end, this C. Teri recipe seems to be versatile enough that you can do many things in just a span or more. Serving this on your table will spice up your lunch, snack, or dinner. A broiler menu like this comes in handy, especially if you have guests hanging out on your pad. The meal prep time is also great for you to assemble it ahead of time. We are sure that you have learned how to make your homemade Teri broiler. We hope that you have been inspired to recreate your promising version of this kitchen masterpiece.

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Best Chicken Teriyaki Recipe

Course Main Course
Cuisine Filipino
Keyword Chicken Recipes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 293kcal
Cost $5-$20


  • 1 lb Chicken thigh cut into serving pieces
  • 1/2 cup Teriyaki sauce
  • 1 tbsp Sesame seeds slightly toasted
  • 1/2 tsp Garlic powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • In a mixing bowl, combine the chicken, teriyaki sauce, salt, pepper, and garlic powder. Mix well and cover. Refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  • Grill the chicken for 30 minutes or until both sides are cooked. 
  • Place the chicken in a serving plate then top with Teriyaki Sauce. Garnish with sesame seeds (optional)
  • Serve while hot. Enjoy!


Calories: 293kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 21g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 111mg | Sodium: 1468mg | Potassium: 323mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 88IU | Calcium: 38mg | Iron: 2mg
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