Excite your taste buds with this delicious Panda Express copycat teriyaki chicken recipe. Enjoy your favorite restaurant meal without having to leave the house. This recipe is so easy to make you will never go back to the take out again.
Thicken thighs are grilled to perfection with beautiful grill mark and smothered in a made from scratch, thick, sweet and savory glaze. They are abundant in flavor and plentiful tasty, very tender melt in your mouth. When you take a bite chicken bursts with flavors like a confetti from the scrumptious mandarin teriyaki sauce.
The sauce recipe is absolutely easy on the brain and made with just a handful of basic ingredients that you have in your pantry and fridge. It is a timeless combination of sweet and salty with an addition of aromatics like garlic and ginger.
I use powders for both as a shortcut but you can use fresh grated ginger and garlic for an extra layer of flavors.
This dish is so easy and simple but really fragrant and flavorful. Chicken thighs are almost impossibly to mess up and they always come out great. Pair chicken with boiled rice and your favorite vegetables for a complete meal.
Follow the steps below to make panda express chicken teriyaki.