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Lemon Teriyaki Chicken

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Juicy seared chicken slathered in sweet and tangy lemon teriyaki sauce -perfect with veggies and rice for an easy 30 minute meal!


  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts, pounded to even thickness
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • juice of 1 medium lemon
  • 1/4 cup rice vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon corn starch
  • 2 tablespoons cold water
  • Instructions

  • Grease a large pan or skillet. Season chicken breasts with salt and pepper. Place chicken breasts in your skillet and cook over medium heat for 5-8 minutes on each side or until chicken is cooked through.
  • Add sugar, 1/3 cup water, soy sauce, lemon juice, rice vinegar, sesame oil, garlic, and honey to a medium sauce pan. Stir over medium-high heat until mixture comes to a boil. Stir together corn starch and water, add to sauce and stir until thickened.
  • Serve chicken over rice and/or with your favorite veggies and top with lemon teriyaki sauce. Garnish with sesame seeds if desired.
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