Teriyaki Chicken Breast with Sweet and Sour Ketchup Sauce

Teriyaki Chicken Breast with Sweet and Sour Ketchup Sauce

This chicken teriyaki is seasoned very well so you can eat a lot of rice and vegetables, or even sandwiched between sliced bread. Suitable for your lunch box, lunch or dinner and even for dinner parties.

Ingredients: 1 to 2 servings

Chicken breast
1 large ( about 300 g)
1 tablespoon
★Sesame oil
2 teaspoons
★Salt and pepper
to taste
All-purpose flour
about 2 tablspoons
Ketchup, honey (or sugar)
1 1/2 tablespoons each
Soy sauce ・vinegar ・sake
1 tablespoon each
Doubanjiang (omit for children)
up to 1/2 teaspoon
Grated garlic (tubed)
to taste
To finish:
Toasted sesame seeds
to taste
Cooked rice, vegetables, mayonnaise
as needed


1. Mix the sauce ingredients well.
2. Remove the skin from the chicken breast. Slice lengthwise first and then diagonally. Prick the surface with a fork.
3. Mix the chicken and ★ together. Rub in the seasonings well. Leave to stand for at least 10 minutes and coat the chicken with flour.
4. Heat sesame oil in a frying pan (not listed) and arrange the chicken. Fry until crispy and golden and then turn over.
5. Cover with a lid and cook for 2 to 3 minutes over low heat.
6. Uncover and turn up the heat a little. Fry both sides golden brown and remove the frying pan from the heat. Wipe off the excess fat with kitchen paper.
7. Pour 1 into the frying pan and bring to the boil over a high heat. Move the frying pan to allow the sauce to coat all sides of the chicken evenly. Cook down the sauce.
8. Transfer the chicken onto a serving plate and pour over the leftover sauce.
9. Serve the chicken with thinly julienned cucumber, cabbage and mayonnaise.
10. You can make this dish with chicken thighs. Do not remove the skin. After marinating, coat the chicken with flour and fry until golden and crispy.
11. If the chicken pieces are thick, cover the frying pan and cook for a little longer to steam through completely.

Story Behind this Recipe

I wanted to increase the number of red-coloured dishes.
After 3 trials, the recipe finally reached my satisfaction.