Greek-style Teriyaki Chicken


Greek-style Teriyaki Chicken

Mediterranean Twist: Greek-style Teriyaki Chicken Delight

In the vibrant world of Greek cuisine, we have taken the beloved Japanese dish of Teriyaki and given it a Mediterranean makeover. Our Greek-style Teriyaki Chicken combines the rich flavors of traditional Greek ingredients with the sweet and savory essence of Teriyaki sauce. Get ready to embark on a culinary journey that fuses the best of both worlds.

Jan Dec

10 minutes

15 minutes

25 minutes

4 servings


Mediterranean diet, Gluten-free, Dairy-free, Low-carb, High-protein

Soy (in the soy sauce)

Vegan, Vegetarian, Paleo, Keto, Nut-free


While the original Japanese Teriyaki is known for its soy sauce base, our Greek-style Teriyaki Chicken incorporates Greek ingredients such as olive oil, lemon juice, and oregano. This adaptation infuses the dish with the distinct flavors of the Mediterranean, creating a unique and tantalizing taste experience. We alse have the original recipe for Teriyaki, so you can check it out.


  • Calories: 320 kcal / 1340 KJ
  • Fat: 12g (2g saturated)
  • Carbohydrates: 10g (9g sugars)
  • Protein: 40g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Salt: 1.5g


  1. 1.
    In a bowl, whisk together the olive oil, lemon juice, honey, soy sauce, minced garlic, dried oregano, black pepper, and salt.
  2. 2.
    Place the chicken breasts in a shallow dish and pour the marinade over them. Ensure the chicken is well coated. Cover the dish and refrigerate for at least 1 hour, or overnight for maximum flavor.
  3. 3.
    Preheat the grill to medium-high heat.
  4. 4.
    Remove the chicken from the marinade, allowing any excess marinade to drip off.
  5. 5.
    Grill the chicken for about 6-8 minutes per side, or until cooked through and nicely charred.
  6. 6.
    Remove the chicken from the grill and let it rest for a few minutes.
  7. 7.
    Slice the chicken into thin strips and garnish with chopped fresh parsley.
  8. 8.
    Serve hot and enjoy your Greek-style Teriyaki Chicken!

Treat your ingredients with care...

  • Olive oil — Use extra virgin olive oil for its rich flavor and health benefits.
  • Lemon juice — Freshly squeezed lemon juice adds a bright and tangy taste.
  • Honey — Opt for Greek honey to enhance the Mediterranean essence.
  • Soy sauce — Choose a gluten-free soy sauce if following a gluten-free diet.
  • Oregano — Crush the dried oregano between your palms to release its aroma.

Tips & Tricks

  • For a smoky flavor, grill the chicken over charcoal.
  • Marinate the chicken overnight for a more intense taste.
  • Serve with a side of Greek salad for a complete meal.
  • Substitute chicken with pork or tofu for a different twist.
  • Drizzle some extra marinade over the chicken before serving for added flavor.

Serving advice

Serve the Greek-style Teriyaki Chicken with a side of lemon wedges and a sprinkle of feta cheese. This dish pairs perfectly with a refreshing cucumber and tomato salad. Enjoy it with warm pita bread or fluffy rice to soak up the delicious juices.

Presentation advice

Arrange the sliced chicken on a platter, garnish with fresh parsley, and drizzle a little extra marinade on top. Add a pop of color by placing lemon wedges around the dish. Serve it family-style, allowing everyone to help themselves to this mouthwatering Greek delight.