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Teriyaki Chicken Stir-fry

Updated: 2 days ago

This teriyaki chicken stir fry recipe is full of satiating protein and colourful crisp broccoli, all tossed in homemade teriyaki sauce!

This chicken teriyaki tastes like it came from a restaurant but is so easy to make at home. It’s healthy, quick and kid friendly!


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Ingredients: (Serves 4)


Chicken (1lbs chopped into bite size pieces)

Broccoli (4-6 cups chopped)

1-2 Tbsp EVOO

Whole grain rice (2 cups cooked)

Teriyaki Sauce

Toasted sesame seeds


Directions:


Pre-cook rice in a steamer or rice cooker. I use Uncle Bens whole grain brown minute rice. It takes 10 minutes in my steamer. (affiliate link)


Heat oil in a wok over medium eat.

Add chicken and sautéed until golden.

Add broccoli and sauté until al dente, about 4-5 minutes

Add teriyaki sauce (see below) and mix well.

Top with toasted sesame seeds.

Portion into 4 servings and enjoy!

For the Teriyaki Sauce:


Ingredients:


1/4 cup soy sauce or tamari for gluten-free option

3 tablespoons maple syrup

1 tablespoon minced garlic

2 teaspoons fresh grated ginger

Optional: 1 teaspoon sriracha

Optional thickener: 2 teaspoons cornstarch


Directions:


Place soy sauce, maple syrup, minced garlic, and ginger into a mason jar.

Close the lid and shake until combined.

Option to add heat if you like a little spice like me. I suggest adding sriracha by the teaspoon.

To thicken: place sauce in a small saucepan and heat over medium/high heat. Once the sauce begins to bubble, add in 2 teaspoons of cornstarch and whisk until dissolved and the sauce has thickened.


Enjoy!


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