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Benihana Hibachi Chicken

This Hibachi Chicken Recipe takes less than 30 minutes to come together and tastes like you just ordered it from Benihana! Juicy, succulent chicken is seared in that fabulous roasted garlic butter then drizzled with oodles of magic mustard sauce! Simple, yet absolutely delicious!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Main
Cuisine: Japanese
Keyword: benihana chicken recipe, benihana hibachi chicken recipe, benihana hibachi vegetables, benihana mustard sauce, benihana vegetables, hibachi chicken, hibachi mustard sauce, hibiachi vegetables, magic mustard sauce
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 235kcal
Author: Lima


  • cast iron skillet
  • Blender


Benihana Hibachi Chicken

  • 1 pound chicken breasts diced
  • 2 Tablespoon soy sauce
  • 2 Tablespoons hoisin sauce
  • 1 ½ Tablespoon minced garlic
  • 2 teaspoons minced ginger
  • 3 Tablespoons benihana garlic butter

Hibachi Vegetables

  • 1 Tablespoon benihana garlic butter if needed
  • 3 zucchini cut into strips
  • 1 red onion cut into strips
  • 1 red pepper cut into matchsticks
  • 1 Tablespoon soy sauce
  • salt and pepper to taste

Benihana Magic Mustard Sauce

  • 1 cup soy sauce
  • ½ teaspoon Coleman's mustard powder
  • 1 teaspoon water
  • 2 Tablespoons sesame seed
  • ¼ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ cup heavy cream


Magic Mustard Sauce

  • Heat a skillet over medium high heat. Toast the sesame seeds until golden and lightly fragrant. Remove from heat.
    How to make Benihana Magic Mustard Sauce (Copycat) Step 1
  • In a blender or food processor bowl add the water and mustard and mix. Add the toasted sesame seeds, soy sauce and garlic powder. Pulse until smooth - about 10 seconds.
    How to make Benihana Magic Mustard Sauce (Copycat) Step 2
  • Add the heavy cream to a small saucepan. Heat on low heat until very warm but not boiling. Add the blended mixture and mix until completely combined and heated through. Set the sauce aside until ready to use. The sauce is best served warm.
    How to make Benihana Magic Mustard Sauce (Copycat) Step 3

Benihana Hibachi Chicken

  • Transfer the chicken, soy sauce, hoisin sauce, garlic and ginger in a bowl. Mix well. Set aside.
    How to make Benihana Chicken (Copycat) Step 1
  • Heat a heavy bottomed or cast iron skillet until smoking hot. Add the garlic butter. Sear the chicken on all sides until completely cooked through. Remove the chicken and set aside. If cooking vegetables, do not turn off the heat.
    How to make Benihana Chicken (Copycat) Step 2

Benihana Hibachi Vegetables

  • In the same hot skillet, add the onions and zucchini and sear on each side. Add the red peppers and toss before removing from heat. Serve immediately.
    How to make Benihana Vegetables




Each serving of this Benihana Hibachi Chicken Recipe has about 235 calories, 11.8g of fat and 5.8g of carbohydrates.
The Hibachi Vegetables has about 72 calories, 3.3 g of fat and 10g of carbohydrates.
The Magic Mustard Sauce  has about  38 calories, 2.7g of fat and 2.2g of carbohydrates.
This Benihana Chicken and Hibachi Vegetable recipe yields approximately 4 servings.  The Magic Mustard Sauce recipe yields approximately 12 servings.  The nutrition information has been calculated using an online recipe nutrition calculator and is intended for informational purposes only. Please use it as a general guideline. If the nutrition information is important to you, you should independently verify it using your preferred tool.