Easy Teriyaki Chicken and Brown Rice Dinner

Skip the takeout and try our Easy Teriyaki Chicken and Brown Rice Dinner made with Minute® Instant Brown Rice in less than 30 minutes!

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Easy Teriyaki Chicken and Brown Rice Dinner

Cooking time PREP TIME 10 mins
Cooking time COOK TIME 20 mins
Servings SERVES 4
Ready in TOTAL TIME 30 mins
Cooking time
PREP TIME 10 mins
Cooking time
COOK TIME 20 mins
Ready in
TOTAL TIME 30 mins


  • 1 tbsp canola oil
  • 1 lb boneless, skinless chicken breast, cut into strips
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 1/3 cup teriyaki sauce
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 2 cups Minute® Brown Rice
  • 2 cups frozen broccoli florets
  • 1/2 cup salted peanuts (optional)


  • Skip mealtime stress and get right to enjoying dinner with this delectable, Asian-style dish featuring whole grain brown rice, tangy teriyaki sauce, juicy chicken, a hearty dose of broccoli and crunchy peanuts.

    Step 1

  • Heat oil in a large, nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken; Sauté for 5-7 minutes, or until chicken is cooked through.

    Step 2

  • Stir in water, teriyaki sauce and garlic powder. Bring to a boil.

    Step 3

  • Stir in rice, broccoli and peanuts, if using. Cover and cook on low heat for 10 minutes.

    Step 4

  • Remove from heat. Let stand for 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork and serve.

    Recipe Tip

    Leftover rice? Use it to make a whole-grain version of our Microwave Egg Fried Rice.

Quick, Easy, Delicious

Gone are the days of sacrificing flavor and quality when you don’t have hours to spend in the kitchen. With our Minute® Instant Brown Rice, you can prepare an array of tasty and wholesome meals that you and your family will love, in no time. Try our Easy Teriyaki Chicken and Brown Rice Dinner tonight, and sit down to a delicious meal with your family in less than 30 minutes.

Enjoy the benefits of 100% whole grain brown rice and savor the perfect combination of the rice’s nutty flavor and chewy texture combined with tangy teriyaki sauce, juicy chicken, crunchy peanuts and a hefty dose of greens. All together, this is one well-rounded and utterly satisfying rice dish! Once you’ve tried it, you’ll find yourself making it time and time again.

Cooking Tips

This dish may look and taste like it was made by a pro, but it’s easy to prepare and is the perfect recipe for those who like to keep things quick and simple in the kitchen. If you can work a skillet well enough to cook chicken, mix ingredients and bring them to a boil, you’re already on your way to enjoying a new favorite, homemade meal.

Prepare a large batch of brown rice to make different meals throughout the week. Begin with this chicken dinner, and then cook up a Teriyaki Tofu and Vegetable Stir-Fry with those veggies you have in the freezer.

What is Teriyaki Sauce

Teriyaki Sauce is a thick, sweet and savory Japanese sauce made up of soy sauce, mirin, sugar and sake, though westernized versions may also include honey, garlic or ginger.  

For other recipes with teriyaki sauce, check out this Golden Teriyaki Fried Rice, this Teriyaki Pepper Steak, or even this Teriyaki Beef and Broccoli With Jasmine Rice.

Other Meal Inspiration

If you’re looking for something with more Latin American flavor, check out this Mexican Rice Recipe.

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