It's a good source of protein and other nutrients, however it can be high in fat and calories depending on how it is cooked. Teriyaki sauce can also be high in sodium. The key is to eat teriyaki chicken in moderation, prepare it using healthy cooking techniques and pair it with other nutrient-dense foods.
What is teriyaki sauce made out of?
Teriyaki sauce has four main components: soy sauce, sake (or mirin, if you're taking it easy on the booze), sugar and ginger. It's more or less your basic Asian seasoning/marinade. Soak meat, vegetables, fish or tofu in for at least half an hour before cooking.
What is the taste of teriyaki?
It is like a sweet and sour sauce, going more to the side of a fancy salty sweet. The texture is pretty tangy, like a goo that was warmed up and now is almost liquid, but still tangy and goo-y. In comparison with oher foods and actual taste: Imagine soy sauce that has been mixed with honey.