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Find out the best Japanese Foods to try: from Teriyaki Chicken to Dragon Sushi Roll, to Ramen and Mochi dessert. We’ve rounded 28 of the most popular Japanese food recipes for you to try. You’ll find simple recipes that you can make at home which will taste just as good as if you had ordered from a restaurant.

Easy Hot Lunch Idea: Chicken Teriyaki Rice Bowl Recipe

This delicious rice bowl is a quick and easy Japanese meal that can also be enjoyed at lunchtime. Your kids will love how every bite is loaded with tender chicken smothered in a rich, garlic teriyaki sauce.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4 people
Author Izzy


  • 1 1/2 lb chicken breasts cubed
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar or apple cider vinegar
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch

For Serving:

  • steamed rice
  • broccoli


  • Mix together soy sauce, honey, vinegar, garlic, cornstarch, and optional ginger powder in a small bowl.
  • Heat a large pan on medium-high heat. Add oil.
  • When the oil is hot, add chicken breasts. Fry for about 3 minutes per side (5-6 in total) until golden brown.
  • Add teriyaki sauce to chicken and stir until the sauce thickens.
  • Remove from heat. Serve the chicken on top of rice in a bowl with steamed broccoli. Enjoy!


  • Nutrition info doesn’t include broccoli or steam rice.