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Homemade Teriyaki Sauce & Chicken Stir-Fry

Homemade Teriyaki Sauce and Chicken Stir-Fry Recipe | Halal Home Cooking
Homemade Teriyaki Sauce and Chicken Stir-Fry Recipe | Halal Home Cooking
A relatively quick, easy and non traditional Chicken Stir-Fry flavoured with Chinese 5 spice and homemade Japanese style Teriyaki sauce.

Homemade Teriyaki Sauce

recipe slightly adapted from one good thing by jillee
level: easy
Preparation time: 5 minutes
Cooking time: 5-10 minutes
Total time: 10-15 minutes
UK Cup = 250ml
Homemade Teriyaki Sauce and Chicken Stir-Fry Recipe | Halal Home Cooking


3/4 cup cold water
6 tablespoon brown sugar or 5 tbs white sugar + 1 tbsp molasses/black treacle
1/4 cup soy sauce (i used dark brand- pearls river bridge)
1 1/2 tablespoon corn starch
1/2 teaspoon garlic granules
1/2 teaspoon sesame oil


In a medium pan over medium heat mix all ingredients together and whisk until thickened, it should take 5-10 minutes.


The above recipe will make more Teriyaki sauce than required for the following chicken stir-fry recipe. Pour what you don't use into a clean/sterile container and keep in the fridge for upto 1 week.

Chicken Stir-Fry

Adapted from: she saved
Serves: 2
Level: easy
Preparation time  (including homemade teriyaki sauce): 25 minutes
Cooking time: approximately 10 minutes
Total time: 35 minutes


250 grams / a bit more than 1/2 lb halal chicken breast or thigh, cut into thin strips
1 pepper (i used green but any will do), medium sliced
1 medium brown onion, finely sliced 
1 tablespoon oil for thigh or 1 1/2 tbsp if using breast
2 tablespoon homemade teriyaki sauce, see above
1/4 teaspoon Chinese 5 spice
sprinkle of sesame seeds


  1. Make teriyaki sauce. Prepare chicken and veg.
  2. On high heat In a wok or large deep sided frying pan pour in oil and let it come up to heat. Add chicken strips and stir-fry until sealed. Add onion and pepper slices to pan along with 5 spice and continue to stir- fry until onion/pepper has softened slightly and the chicken is cooked through. Add teriyaki sauce and and stir-fry for 1 minute more. Stir in sesame seeds and serve.
Homemade Teriyaki Sauce and Chicken Stir-Fry Recipe | Halal Home Cooking


I served my stir-fry alongside some express golden vegetable rice but feel free to home make your preferred rice as well or add noodles to the stir-fry when you add the sauce (you may need more sauce)

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At 28 September 2014 at 02:55 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

I am so so sooo glad that you posted this! I've been wanting to try a teriyaki-style chicken at home without pre made sauces, and it looks like you've hit the nail in the head with this one! Can't wait to try it!

At 28 September 2014 at 10:14 , Blogger Halal Home Cooking - UmmHamza said...

You will enjoy this sis in shaa Allah come back and let me know :)

At 29 September 2014 at 00:44 , Blogger Heni El G said...

Salaamu aleikoum, I love Chinese! Been craving it for while now! I have these ingredients and will be making very very soon!

At 29 September 2014 at 10:10 , Blogger Halal Home Cooking - UmmHamza said...

Wa Alaykum As-Salaam, I love it too it's a nice change from the norm!


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