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Baked Teriyaki Chicken

Baked Teriyaki Chicken

This baked teriyaki chicken is a delicious dinner recipe. The homemade teriyaki sauce tastes amazing and is incredibly easy to make. 

Course Main Course
Cuisine Asian
Keyword baked chicken teriyaki, baked chicken teriyaki recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 379 kcal


  • 12 Boneless skinless chicken thighs
  • 1 tbsp. Water
  • 1 tbsp. Cornstarch
  • 1/2 tbsp. Sesame Oil
  • 1/2 c. Brown sugar
  • 1/4 c. Apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 c. Soy sauce
  • 2 cloves Garlic minced
  • Pepper to taste


  1. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees.
  2. In a pot, add in 1 tablespoon of cornstarch.
  3. Pour in 1 tablespoon of water into the pot.
  4. Add in ½ tablespoon of sesame oil.
  5. Sprinkle in ½ cup of brown sugar.
  6. Add in ½ cup of soy sauce.
  7. Pour in ¼ cup of apple cider vinegar.
  8. Mix in 2 cloves of garlic, and add pepper to taste.
  9. 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.
  10. Baste both sides of the chicken thighs with the teriyaki sauce mixture, and place them top side facing down on a baking rack.
  11. Bake for 15 minutes, baste with more teriyaki sauce, and bake for 15 minutes more.
  12. 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.
Nutrition Facts
Baked Teriyaki Chicken
Amount Per Serving
Calories 379 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Fat 10g15%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 214mg71%
Sodium 1308mg57%
Potassium 628mg18%
Carbohydrates 23g8%
Sugar 19g21%
Protein 45g90%
Vitamin A 55IU1%
Vitamin C 0.3mg0%
Calcium 42mg4%
Iron 2.4mg13%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.