Hungarian-style Teriyaki Chicken


Hungarian-style Teriyaki Chicken

Magyar Magic Teriyaki Chicken: A Fusion of Japanese and Hungarian Flavors

In the context of Hungarian cuisine, this Hungarian-style Teriyaki Chicken brings a delightful fusion of Japanese and Hungarian flavors. The traditional Japanese teriyaki sauce is combined with Hungarian ingredients to create a unique and delicious dish that will satisfy your taste buds.

Jan Dec

15 minutes

20 minutes

35 minutes

4 servings


Omnivore, Gluten-free, Dairy-free, Low-fat, Low-carb


Vegan, Vegetarian, Paleo, Keto, Nut-free


While the original Japanese teriyaki is known for its sweet and savory flavors, this Hungarian adaptation adds a touch of spiciness and richness to the dish. Hungarian paprika and hot peppers are incorporated to give the teriyaki sauce a bold and fiery twist. We alse have the original recipe for Teriyaki, so you can check it out.


  • Calories (kcal / KJ): 250 kcal / 1046 KJ
  • Fat (total, saturated): 6g, 1g
  • Carbohydrates (total, sugars): 15g, 10g
  • Protein: 30g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Salt: 1.5g


  1. 1.
    Heat the vegetable oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the chopped onion and minced garlic, and sauté until the onion becomes translucent.
  2. 2.
    In a small bowl, mix together the soy sauce, honey, rice vinegar, Hungarian paprika, and hot Hungarian paprika (if using).
  3. 3.
    Push the onion and garlic to one side of the skillet and add the chicken slices. Cook until the chicken is browned on both sides.
  4. 4.
    Pour the teriyaki sauce over the chicken and stir to coat evenly. Reduce the heat to low and let it simmer for 10 minutes, or until the chicken is cooked through.
  5. 5.
    In a separate bowl, dissolve the cornstarch in water. Add the cornstarch mixture to the skillet and stir well to thicken the sauce.
  6. 6.
    Season with salt and pepper to taste. Remove from heat.
  7. 7.
    Serve the Hungarian-style Teriyaki Chicken over steamed rice or noodles. Garnish with sesame seeds and fresh parsley.

Treat your ingredients with care...

  • Chicken breast — Make sure to slice the chicken breast into thin, even pieces to ensure even cooking.
  • Hungarian paprika — Use high-quality Hungarian paprika for an authentic flavor.
  • Rice vinegar — If you don't have rice vinegar, you can substitute it with apple cider vinegar.

Tips & Tricks

  • For a milder version, reduce the amount of hot Hungarian paprika or omit it entirely.
  • Marinate the chicken in the teriyaki sauce for a few hours before cooking for even more flavor.
  • Serve the Hungarian-style Teriyaki Chicken with a side of pickled vegetables for a refreshing contrast.

Serving advice

Serve the Hungarian-style Teriyaki Chicken over a bed of steamed rice or noodles. Drizzle some extra teriyaki sauce on top for added flavor. Garnish with sesame seeds and fresh parsley for a vibrant presentation.

Presentation advice

Arrange the sliced chicken neatly on the plate and spoon the teriyaki sauce over it. Sprinkle sesame seeds and fresh parsley on top for an appealing garnish. Serve with a side of steamed rice or noodles.