Chinese / Dinner
This easy low carb keto teriyaki chicken is full of flavors that consist of juicy chicken, homemade teriyaki sauce which is low carb and keto friendly can be made in just 20 minutes for a perfect family dinner.
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Easy Keto Teriyaki Chicken
For the Chicken: 1.5 pounds chicken thighs, cut into bite-size pieces 2 tablespoons avocado oil 1 teaspoon sesame seeds 2 tablespoons chives, finely chopped Salt and pepper to taste
For the Sauce: 1/4 cup coconut aminos 1 tablespoon avocado oil 1 cup water 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar 1 teaspoon ground ginger 1 clove 1 teaspoon garlic powder 3 Tablespoons erythritol or any other low-carb sweetener. 1/4 teaspoon xanthan gum
For the Sugar Free Teriyaki Sauce:
Take a bowl and combine aminos, clove, oil, vinegar, ginger, garlic powder, erythritol and water (don't mix xanthan), mix until well combined.
Heat it on a pot over medium heat for about 5-10 minutes or until the sauce reaches your desired consistency, Add the gum in warm water(add water if it's too thick), remove the clove, set aside and let it cool.
For The Chicken: Take bowl and season the chicken pieces with salt and pepper. Pour in half of the sauce and mix well. Cover and transfer the marinade to the refrigerator for about 30 minutes to an hour.
Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat, add oil and when it is hot add the chicken pieces one by one and let them brown on all sides for about 4-5 minutes. Pour in the remaining sauce and stir for 1-2 minutes. Sprinkle with sesame seeds and chopped scallions and serve with cauliflower rice or roasted broccoli.
Yes definitely, Once you make the recipe, let it cool and place in an airtight container and freeze for up to 3 months or store in the fridge for up to 3 days.
For the sauce, use liquid aminos or coconut aminos (or use gluten-free tamari or low sodium soy sauce). To avoid the starch, use xanthan gum to thicken the sauce Use sweetener like erythritol or xylitol (or use a blend of erythritol and monk fruit)
You can serve this with some cauliflower rice, roasted broccoli, green onions, stir-fried asparagus, or crispy brussels sprouts.