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grilled teriyaki chicken on a black sheet pan with fresh herbs and sauce for dipping
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Grilled Teriyaki Chicken Breasts

Juicy Chicken Breasts are marinated in a savory and slightly sweet teriyaki sauce, then grilled to perfection. An easy meal that satisfies everyone.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Marinade Time30 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Dinner, Entree, Main Course
Cuisine: American, Asian
Servings: 4
Calories: 428kcal


  • 2 ½ pounds boneless skinless, chicken breasts
  • Salt and pepper for seasoning chicken
  • cup soy sauce
  • cup water
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon of fresh ginger root grated
  • 1 clove garlic pressed
  • 1 teaspoon dried minced onions
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch optional, you’ll only need this if you decide to make the glaze


  • Whisk together soy sauce, water, honey, ginger, garlic and onions.
  • Season the chicken with salt and pepper, place the meat in a shallow dish or ziplock bag, pour marinade over top. Marinate for at least 30 minutes and up to 24 hours.
  • Preheat grill. It should be at least 400 degrees and up to 500 degrees.
  • Remove the chicken from the marinade and place on the grill. Cover the chicken and cook for 5 minutes. Turn the chicken over to the other side, cover again and cook another 5 minutes or until cooked through. Internal temperature should be 165°.
  • Let chicken rest for 5 minutes.


Calories: 428kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 66g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 179mg | Sodium: 1221mg | Potassium: 1137mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 1IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 24mg | Iron: 2mg