chicken marinating in teriyaki sauce

Teriyaki Chicken Marinade

This teriyaki chicken marinade will leave your chicken tender and flavorful. You’ll never use another store-bought marinade again!

Prep: 5 minutesCook: 0 minutesTotal: 5 minutes
Fat 1 Carbs 18 Protein 29
Yield 4 1x


  • 1 lb. – 1.5 lbs. boneless skinless chicken breast
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce (or tamari)
  • 2 teaspoon fresh grated ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon sriracha
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons chopped green onion
  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar


  1. Place all ingredients for the chicken teriyaki marinade (minus the chicken breast) into a medium bowl and whisk to combine.
  2. Place chicken breast into a glass container or gallon-size bag. Then, pour the marinade on top of the chicken, making sure it is covered.
  3. Let chicken marinate in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes, or for best results, overnight for 24 hours.
  4. For baking instructions, follow our baked chicken tutorial here.

Tips & Notes

  • Nutrition information is for 1 lb. chicken.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/4 Calories: 177 Sugar: 14 Fat: 1 Carbohydrates: 18 Fiber: 1 Protein: 29
Author: Lee FunkeCategory: MarinadeMethod: No BakeCuisine: Asian

Keywords: teriyaki chicken marinade