Teriyaki Chicken Tenders are Quick and Tasty – A Great Addition to Your Recipe Book!

‘Quick snacks’ is the name of the game when hosting a party at home. However, trying something unique and delicious to impress your guests can be equally important. How do Teriyaki Chicken Tenders sound?

Apart from sushi, most people in India don’t know much about Japanese cuisine. However, the Japanese have some delicious sauces and cooking techniques that we would certainly love. One of these happens to be teriyaki – a sweet, tangy and salty mix of soy, mirin (rice wine), ginger and sugar. All of these are flavours we Indians already enjoy, so, you will probably really enjoy these Teriyaki Chicken Tenders. 

This recipe calls for an easy homemade teriyaki sauce that you can rustle up quickly. The marinade can also be batch made and stored for a few days in the fridge. You can eat these Teriyaki Chicken Tenders as a snack, or make a meal by pairing them with rice and steamed veggies. Either way, it will go down really well. 

Chicken Tenders and Teriyaki Sauce

Chicken tenders, named because that’s exactly what they are – very tender cuts of meat, are not something you can pick up from your local chicken stall. These cuts are really great to cook with; boneless and skinless chicken, that requires no prep at all. They are of course high in protein, vitamins and minerals and work well for starters or if you just want easy cooking. 

Teriyaki sauce is usually used for grilling or pan-frying meats and packs a lot of flavours. The word Teriyaki can be broken down into two parts – ‘Teri’ which refers to the shine created by the sugar and ‘yaki’ which means to grill or broil. It’s actually a pretty popular sauce/cooking technique in not just Japan but internationally too. In India, Chinese food is more prevalent, but teriyaki has a lot of similar flavours, like soy for example. This is why we know that you will love this dish. 

Licious chicken tenders are carefully curated from healthy chickens that are the right age and size to ensure consistency. Our chickens are also reared in a stress-free all-natural environment for superior quality. 

Video – Watch how to make Teriyaki Chicken Tenders here –

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Hand making teriyaki sauce is actually quite easy, you’ll just need to throw all your ingredients into a bowl and mix well. For this recipe, you will need:
  1. Mix all your marinade ingredients together in a bowl along with some of the sesame seeds and half your chopped spring onion
  2. Pour this mix over your chicken tenders
  3. Refrigerate for 1 hour
  4. Heat two tablespoons of oil in a frying pan
  5. Fry your chicken tenders for 3 minutes on each side
  6. Top with the remaining chopped spring onions and enjoy!
Recipe Notes

As mentioned above, you can eat these Teriyaki Chicken Tenders as a snack on their own. You could also pair it with steamed rice or veggies, use it in a stir fry noodle dish or create a teriyaki chicken wrap. The possibilities are endless. We guarantee you will love the simplicity and deliciousness of this dish. To begin making it, order your Licious Chicken Tenders.

Tip: A little-known fact is that in Japan, teriyaki is usually paired with fish rather than meat. So, if you’re more of a fish person you can still make this dish. Just swap out the Chicken Tenders for our Fish Cubes instead. Some of our fish cube options include Basa, Sea Bass and Seer.

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