Shoyu Chicken

barbara lentz


I like to use Japanese rice seasoning called furikake pronounced (furry cocky) Gives the rice a great flavor and amps up the chicken dish. Shoyu chicken is a main staple in Hawaii and is the Japanese version of soy sauce.


☆☆☆☆☆ 0 votes

2 Hr
10 Min


  • 1 c
    soy sauce
  • 1 c
    dark brown sugar
  • 2 Tbsp
    rice vinegar
  • 1 c
  • 8 clove
    garlic minced
  • 1 medium
    onion diced
  • 2 Tbsp
    fresh ginger grated
  • 1 Tbsp
    black pepper
  • 1 tsp
    each paprika and red pepper flakes
  • 6
    boneless skinless chicken thighs
  • ·
    fresh cilantro for garnish
  • ·
    seasoned rice for serving

How to Make Shoyu Chicken


  1. Mix all the ingredients up to the chicken together until well blended. Add the chicken pieces and let marinate 1 to 2 hours.
  2. Grill or fry until done. Serve over seasoned rice and garnish with cilantro.

Printable Recipe Card

About Shoyu Chicken

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Japanese

Show 4 Comments & Reviews

Easy To Prep Casserole Recipes

Easy to Prep Casserole Recipes

Kitchen Crew

Breakfast, lunch, dinner, or for dessert, I love a good casserole. Easy to prepare, they are always crowd-pleasing and great if hosting a dinner, serving a large family or want...

27 Easy Camping Recipes

27 Easy Camping Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Getting ready for a weekend camping trip? Here are 27 easy, no-hassle, camping-friendly recipes that everyone will love!

22 Mouth-watering Fried Chicken Recipes

22 Mouth-Watering Fried Chicken Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Fried chicken makes everything better. Here are 22 oh-so-wonderful recipes to make homemade fried chicken!