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Teryaki covered grilled chicken breast resting on another chicken breast.

Teriyaki Grilled Chicken

We eat this teriyaki chicken all summer long! It's so easy to toss on the grill for a simple summer dinner.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Asian
Keyword easy chicken recipes, grilling recipes, summer recipes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Marinating 4 hours
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 281kcal


  • 1 cup soy sauce
  • 1 cup water
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • ¼ cup Worcestershire sauce
  • 3 tablespoons white distilled vinegar
  • 3 cloves minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon minced ginger
  • 2 teaspoons onion powder
  • 2-3 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts or thighs


  • Add the soy sauce, water, sugar, Worcestershire sauce, vinegar, garlic, ginger, and onion powder to a bowl and whisk to combine.
  • Place the chicken in a large dish and pour the marinade over the top. Cover tightly and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes, preferably 4-8 hours. 
  • Grill the chicken over medium heat, 6 minutes per side, or until cooked through.



Serving: 1 | Calories: 281kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 36g | Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 96mg | Sodium: 2456mg | Potassium: 770mg | Sugar: 19g | Vitamin A: 55IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 48mg | Iron: 2.2mg