23 January 2012

Grilled Teriyaki Chicken

I have this amazing recipe for Thai Peanut Noodles.Although, it can easily stand as a meal on its own. I decided it would make a great side to some protein, so I usually grill up some chicken. Normally I would use my mom's recipe for 7up Chicken which has you marinate the chicken in a can of 7up and some soy or teriyaki sauce. The problem is that I don't really plan my meals out a head of time and the 7up chicken needs a lot of time to marinade to soak up the flavor, more than the 3 or 4 hours I usually give it. So when I found this recipe for grilled chicken teriyaki on Pinterest I figured I'd try it out. It has a good flavor that still soaks if I don't marinate it long enough. However, the longer y ou marinated it the better it will be. It has become a go to recipe for teriyaki chicken for me and taste fabulous along side those Thai Peanut Noodles.

Grilled Teriyaki Chicken
  • 3-4 skinless, boneless chicken breast 
  • 1 cup teriyaki sauce
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh garlic
  • 2 teaspoons vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoons Srirachi Chili Sauce (optional)
Place chicken, teriyaki sauce, lemon juice, garlic, oil, and chili sauce in a large resealable plastic bag. Seal bag, and shake to coat. Place in refrigerator for 24 hours, turning every so often. (I did not let mine sit for more than 5 or 6 hours and it still tasted great. Preheat grill to high heat. Lightly oil the grill grate. Remove chicken from bag, discarding any remaining marinade. Grill for 6 to 8 minutes each side, or until juices run clear when chicken is pierced with a fork.


  1. CONGRATULATIONS!!! Your recipe was featured today on Today's Menu Round Up (Cast Party #25)http://www.ladybehindthecurtain.com/?p=23142
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  2. I looove teriyaki! (don't even get me started on the noodles LOL) It's probably what I order most at our favorite Japanese restaurant. Don't know why I haven't made it at home, but now I have a great recipe to try! Thanks!

    Newly following from Thriving on Thursdays. Thanks for the new recipe!

  3. We just love Teriyaki Erin, and this recipe looks delicious. I want to make it real soon. Thank you so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday. Hope you are having a great week end and come back soon!
    Miz Helen

  4. This looks soo yummy!!! I am your newest follower. I found you on a link party!!! If you would like to check out my blog too. And follow me back. That would be wonderful!! I am kind of new to blogging, but excited to share ideas and recipes. And doing giveaways for Mineral makeup.


  5. Ooooh, that sounds delicious! I'm always glad to find ideas that don't have milk or dairy too since hubby can't have it. Thanks so much for sharing at shine on fridays!!


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