This sheet pan teriyaki chicken and vegetables is such a simple and healthy dinner idea. Made in one pan this easy teriyaki chicken is healthy, gluten free, and bursting with flavour. Loaded with vegetables with hints of ginger it also makes for great leftovers.
Why you will love this recipe:
- This sheet pan teriyaki chicken and vegetables is so delicious! The sauce provides the most delicious flavour for bot the chicken and the veggies.
- It's so easy and simple to make in just one pan.
- Since it's made in one pan the clean up for this chicken stir fry is quick and easy!
- The sauce on this stir fry has the most amazing flavour with the combination of ginger, coconut vinegar, green onion, balsamic vinegar and crushed chili peppers.
- Besides being healthy this teriyaki chicken recipe is also gluten free, paleo and dairy free.
- It's loaded with vegetables including broccoli, peppers and carrots as well as pineapple.
- It makes great leftovers!
- It's perfect for meal prep and makes an easy weeknight dinner.
- Kids love it!
- It's refined sugar free.
Taste and texture:
This homemade teriyaki chicken has the most incredible flavour. The sauce is slightly sweet with just a little heat from the chili flakes and ginger, but don't worry, it isn't spicy. The vegetables, especially the broccoli, soak up the sauce to give them the best taste.
Key ingredients and substitutions:
- Chicken - boneless, skinless chicken breasts are used to make this delicious chicken stir fry.
- Broccoli - fresh broccoli is a healthy dark green vegetable that is full of vitamins, minerals and fiber. I recommend using fresh, rather than frozen broccoli for this recipe.
- Bell peppers - sweet bell peppers add both flavour and color to his delicious one pan teriyaki chicken and vegetables.
- Carrots - carrots are one of my favorite vegetables to use in stir fry. They add flavour, texture and color to this dish.
- Pineapple - fresh pineapple adds a subtle natural sweetness and flavour to this teriyaki chicken.
- Coconut aminos - the base of the delicious stir fry sauce on this teriyaki chicken is coconut aminos. It has a subtle sweet flavour that gives the chicken and veggies so much flavour. Instead of coconut aminos you could use soy sauce as well.
- Honey - honey is used to naturally sweeten the homemade teriyaki sauce on this recipe and keep it refined sugar free.
- Ginger - ginger is such a healthy spice that has anti-inflammatory properties and adds a unique flavour to the stir fry sauce.
How to make this recipe:
First you are going to make the sauce for this teriyaki chicken stir fry by placing all the ingredients into your blender and blending well until smooth.
Next you will place the vegetables and pineapple into one bowl and the chopped chicken into another bowl. Then pour 2/3 of the sauce over the vegetables and stir well until coated. Then pour the remaining 1/3 of the sauce over the chicken and stir well until coated.
Let all the ingredients marinate for 30-60 minutes.
Then preheat your oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit and line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Next spread all the ingredients over the baking sheet and spread well until you have an even layer.
Then place the baking sheet in the oven and bake for 20-25 minutes, until the chicken is cooked and the vegetables are the consistency you desire. Let it cool for a few minutes, then serve and enjoy!
Tips and variations:
- If you are serving a crowd feel free to double or triple this recipe. You'll just need to use multiple pans.
- Instead of avocado oil you can use olive oil.
- Instead of honey you can use maple syrup.
How to serve:
- Serve this chicken stir fry over white rice or cauliflower rice.
- You can serve it over rice noodles.
- This teriyaki chicken is delicious served on its own.
- Top it with sesame seeds, peanuts or cashews.
- Top it with fresh bean sprouts.
- Serve it over vegetable noodles such as zucchini noodles or sweet potato noodles.
How to store:
Store any leftovers in the fridge in an air tight container for up to 5 days.
Frequently asked questions:
Yes you can. Stir fry freezes really well. Simply portion it out into freezer bags and be sure to remove the air. It can be stored in the freezer for up to 3 months.
Teriyaki chicken is great for body builders as chicken is a lean meat that's full of protein. The vegetables in teriyaki chicken add healthy carbohydrates that are also great for muscle growth. With it's balance of carbohydrates and protein teriyaki chicken is also a great after workout meal.
No, this chicken recipe is not low carb or keto.
No it is not as the sauce contains honey.
Other recipes you will love:
- Healthy Chicken Stir Fry
- Whole30 and Paleo Sloppy Joes
- Teriyaki Stir Fry Broccoli
- Meatloaf with Blueberries
- Coconut Mushroom Chicken
- Gluten Free Blueberry Muffins
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Sheet Pan Teriyaki Chicken and Vegetbles
- 1 cup avocado oil
- 1/2 cup coconut aminos
- 1/2 cup chopped green onion
- 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
- 3 tablespoon honey
- 2 tablespoon coconut vinegar
- 1 clove garlic, crushed (or sub 1 tablespoon garlic infused olive oil)
- 1 teaspoon sea salt
- 1 teaspoon ginger powder
- 1 teaspoon crushed chili peppers
- 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
Stir Fry Ingredients
- 4 chicken breasts, chopped into pieces
- 12 oz chopped broccoli florets (1 head, chopped)
- 2 sweet bell peppers, chopped
- 2 cups chopped carrots
- 2 cups chopped pineapple
- Place all the ingredients into your Vitamix or other high speed blender and blend well until smooth.
Stir Fry Instructions
- Place the chopped vegetables and pineapple into one bowl and the chopped chicken into another bowl.
- Pour 2/3 of the sauce over the vegetable mixture and blend well until coated.
- Pour the remaining sauce over the chicken and stir well until coated.
- Allow the ingredients to sit and marinate for 30-60 minutes.
- Preheat your oven to 375F and spread parchment paper over a baking sheet.
- Distribute the ingredients evenly over the baking sheet, until you have an even layer.
- Bake for 20-25 minutes, until the chicken is cooked and the vegetables have the consistency you desire.
- Optional toppings: cashews, peanuts, sesame seeds, cilantro.
- Serve this over cauliflower rice or white rice .
- This recipes makes great leftovers.
- Nutritional values are an estimate and will vary depending on the exact ingredients used.
- Store any leftovers in the fridge in an air tight container in the fridge for up to 5 days.
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