Better than takeout! This all-in-one meal combines tender chicken, fresh veggies, brown rice in a sweet and savory teriyaki sauce.
This teriyaki chicken bake has it all- it’s tasty, healthy, and easy! Making homemade teriyaki sauce is super simple too. Who knew? Your family will love this filling and delicious recipe!
A little backstory. I am from the Seattle area, and in Seattle we love our teriyaki. Teriyaki is not just an item or even a section on restaurant menus; there are teriyaki shops all over the place. Nowhere else I have been or lived has anything like it. So, sometimes I just need a little teriyaki. It’s in my blood. But, I want it to be easy and healthy too.
That’s where this recipe comes in.
How to Make Teriyaki Sauce
Making the sauce was simpler than I expected! I’ve always purchased teriyaki sauce, but now I know better! You probably have most (or all) of the ingredients on hand right now- fresh ginger may be the catch.
But I’ll let you in on a little secret: ginger freezes really well! I may have mentioned this in a previous post, but I just love that I can throw it in the freezer and I am set for future recipes! Just take what you need out and grate it (much easier than mincing!).
To make the sauce, simply combine the soy sauce, water, brown sugar, garlic and ginger in a small pot on medium-high heat. Meanwhile, stir the cornstarch and 1/4 cup water together until the corn…