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teriyaki chicken bowl with rice and veggies
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Teriyaki Chicken Bowl {Quick & Easy!}

Teriyaki Chicken Bowl is a quick and easy meal full of tender chicken, crunchy veggies, rice and the classic sweet & savory homemade Teriyaki Sauce. This healthy dinner will be a new family favorite! Made in either the Instant Pot or crockpot, this is definitely a keeper!
Course Main Dish
Keyword homemade, rice bowl, teriyaki, teriyaki chicken, teriyaki chicken bowl, teriyaki rice bowl, with veggies
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 1 minute
Additional Time 14 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 -6
Calories 254kcal
Author Karli Bitner


  • 2-3 chicken breast cut into 1 inch chunks
  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 tsp ground ginger
  • 1 tsp minced garlic dried
  • 2 tbsp cornstarch


  • For the Instant Pot: Setting the chicken chunks aside, whisk together remaining ingredients in the liner of the Instant Pot.
  • Add the chicken chunks to the sauce.
  • Cook on Manual HIGH for 1 minute, NPR 6 minutes before releasing the pressure manually.
  • Stir the Instant Pot and let sit for 5 minutes for the sauce to thicken.
  • Serve over rice with steamed veggies.
  • For the Stovetop: setting the chicken chunks aside, whisk together the remaining ingredients in a large skillet.
  • Add the chicken to the skillet and simmer over medium high heat until the chicken is cooked through.
  • Stir the cornstarch into 3 tbsp of water. Whisk the cornstarch slurry into the skillet to thicken the teriyaki sauce.
  • Serve over rice with steamed veggies.



*If using Chicken Tenders- use 6-8 tenders in this recipe. For fresh, cook for 3 minutes High Pressure with a 6 minute NPR. For Frozen, cook for 6 minutes High Pressure with a 6 minute NPR. 


Serving: 1g | Calories: 254kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 32g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 77mg | Sodium: 2695mg | Sugar: 17g