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Tamari Chicken


Special Diet

Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free, Low-Sodium


Main Course

Main Ingredient



Quick & Easy


  • 2/3 cup San-J Tamari Lite 50% Less Sodium
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 2/3 cup water
  • 3 tbsp minced garlic
  • 3 tbsp minced fresh ginger
  • 3 – 3 1/2 pounds (8-10) boneless skinless chicken thighs
  • 1 tbsp cornstarch
  • cooked rice, for serving
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onions
  • 2 tbsp sesame seeds


  • Combine tamari, sugar, water, garlic, and ginger in a large pot. Heat over medium heat until the sugar dissolves.
  • Add chicken thighs, bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer uncovered, turning every 5 minutes until the chicken is almost cooked through, an internal temperature of 155°F. 
  • Combine cornstarch with 2 tablespoons of water, stir into the sauce, raise the heat back up and continue to cook until the sauce is thick and glossy, and the chicken is 165°F.
  • Put rice on a platter, top with chicken and sauce, garnish with green onions and sesame seeds.

* The Gluten Free recipes that appear in this website incorporate a variety of San-J's products that are Certified Gluten Free. Please be sure to consider the other ingredients to make sure they comply with your dietary needs and restrictions.

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