healthy one-skillet Teriyaki Chicken & Veggie Stir Fry
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Healthy Teriyaki Chicken & Veggie Stir Fry

This healthy one-skillet Teriyaki Chicken & Veggie Stir Fry is a healthy version of the classic dish. Super easy to make and so flavorful! It’s gluten free, dairy free, Whole30, Paleo and sweetened with a few dates.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Japanese
Keyword: gluten free, healthy dinner, one-skillet, paleo, veggie-loaded dinner recipe, whole30
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 468kcal

Ingredients

  • 3-4 dates pitted (or to taste)
  • 1/2 cup coconut aminos
  • 1/4 cup apple cider or juice (make sure it is just apples as ingredient with no added sugar)
  • 1 tsp ground ginger
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1-2 tbsp tapioca starch or arrowroot starch (depending on how thick you like your sauce)
  • 1 1/2 pounds boneless chicken breasts cut into bite sized pieces
  • 2 1/2 cups  carrots chopped (about 4 medium carrots)
  • 4-5 cups broccoli florets (about 12 oz)
  • 2 bell peppers deseeded and chopped
  • 1 tbsp coconut or avocado oil or oil of choice

Instructions

  • In a high-speed blender, combine dates, coconut aminos, apple cider/juice, 1 tablespoon tapioca starch, ginger and garlic powder. Blend for 60 seconds or until dates are completely blended.
    *if you do not have a high speed blender, soak your dates in hot water for 15 minutes, drain and then add them to the blender. This will make them less taxing on your blender*
  • Put sauce aside
  • Heat a large skillet over medium heat. Once the skillet is hot, add cooking oil.
  • Once oil is hot, add chicken, carrots and broccoli florets. Cover and cook for 8-10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Add bell peppers to the skillet, stirring a few times to incorporate. Cook for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add teriyaki sauce to the stir fry. Stir to coat the chicken and veggies and cook for 4-5 more minutes or until sauce thickens. If you like your sauce thicker, sprinkle an additional 1/2-1 tablespoon of tapioca starch over the stir fry and stir in to the meal until is disappears.
  • Enjoy warm! Pairs well with cauliflower rice, rice, mach cauliflower or mashed potatoes.

Nutrition

Calories: 468kcal | Carbohydrates: 32g | Protein: 40g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 109mg | Sodium: 874mg | Potassium: 1102mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 15936IU | Vitamin C: 162mg | Calcium: 92mg | Iron: 3mg