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Baked Teriyaki Chicken
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Baked Teriyaki Chicken

Made with a simple homemade marinade, these Baked Teriyaki Chicken Thighs are a quick, easy, and mouthwatering dinner. Just prepare the sauce and pop them in the oven! Serve with any sides of your choice.
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time45 minutes
Total Time55 minutes
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Asian
Keyword: baked chicken teriyaki, baked chicken thighs, easy chicken thigh recipe
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 379kcal
Author: Jill



  • Preheat the oven to 425 degrees.
  • In a pot, add in 1 tablespoon of cornstarch.
  • Pour in 1 tablespoon of water into the pot.
  • Add in ½ tablespoon of sesame oil.
  • Sprinkle in ½ cup of brown sugar.
  • Add in ½ cup of soy sauce.
  • Pour in ¼ cup of apple cider vinegar.
  • Mix in 2 cloves of garlic, and add pepper to taste.
  • Whisk together all of the ingredients, and heat them over medium-low heat on the stovetop. Stir continuously, and continue cooking until the sauce has begun to thicken. Remove the sauce from the burner.
  • Baste both sides of the chicken thighs with the teriyaki sauce mixture, and place them top side facing down on a baking rack.
  • Bake for 15 minutes, baste with more teriyaki sauce, and bake for 15 minutes more.
  • Flip the chicken thighs over, and baste with teriyaki sauce again. Bake for an additional 10 minutes, and then baste one last time. Return the chicken to the oven for a final 5 minutes of baking time.


Calories: 379kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 45g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 214mg | Sodium: 1308mg | Potassium: 628mg | Sugar: 19g | Vitamin A: 55IU | Vitamin C: 0.3mg | Calcium: 42mg | Iron: 2.4mg