Satisfy your Japanese takeout cravings with this easy Teriyaki Chicken Stir Fry recipe! Chicken and veggies are cooked in a delicious homemade, sugar-free teriyaki sauce that can be on the table in 25 minutes or less!
❤️ Why You’ll Love This Teriyaki Chicken Stir Fry Recipe
- Better than takeout, made in your own home
- Classic teriyaki flavor
- Made with a sugar-free Keto Teriyaki Sauce
- Filling and hearty meal, the whole family will love
I don't know about you, but when I first started my Keto journey, I just knew my days of enjoying Asian food were over. Luckily, I was WRONG!
With just a few substitutions, you can have the best homemade chicken teriyaki with a fraction of the carbs and sugar. Because you're using a homemade teriyaki sauce, you control the ingredients used in the recipe.
It has no sugar or preservatives like store-bought brands, and it taste absolutely incredible! Every bite of the tender chicken and veggies is bursting with so much amazing flavor, you'll definitely, want to add this recipe to your regular meal planning!
To keep things low carb, you can serve it over a Lime Cilantro Cauliflower Rice, or with these Air Fryer Roasted Green Beans. You can even enjoy this Keto Chicken Teriyaki as a lettuce wrap. Of course, if you have those that are not on Keto in your house, regular white or brown rice is an easy side to prepare for them.
What’s in Keto Teriyaki Stir Fry
- Chicken broth
- Red bell pepper
- Yellow onion
- Keto Teriyaki Sauce
- Sliced almonds
- Olive oil
- Optional: sesame seeds
*Exact measurements are listed in the recipe card below.
How to Make Teriyaki Chicken
Heat a large skillet to medium heat. Add in the olive oil, then the chunks of chicken, salt and pepper.
Sauté for a few minutes, making sure to sear all sides.
Remove the chicken and set aside.
Add in the onions and red bell pepper, sauté a few minutes until soft. Add in the garlic and ginger and sauté for about 15 seconds, then pour in the chicken broth.
Add in the broccoli and cook for a few minute until almost cooked through.
Add in the chicken and teriyaki sauce and simmer for another 2 minutes or until cooked through.
Serve with a garnish of the scallions, toasted sliced almonds and (optional) sesame seeds.
Store leftovers in an airtight container in the fridge for a couple of days or freeze.
Can I Make This Keto Chicken Stir Fry in Advance?
Absolutely! In fact, it's even better the next day because the chicken and veggies have time to soak in and meld with the flavors in the sauce.
You can also freeze it! Place leftovers in an airtight container in the freezer for a few months. To thaw, just let it sit in the fridge overnight, then throw it back in the skillet over low heat until warmed through.
Is Teriyaki Chicken High in Carbs? How Many Carbs are in Teriyaki Stir Fry?
Traditional chicken teriyaki stir-fry is super high in carbs with approximately 40 grams of carbs per serving. With this low-carb alternative, for the same size serving, you're only getting 3 net grams of carbs! Sound too good to be true? It's not and the best part is, it tastes even better!
Is Teriyaki Chicken Good for Weight Loss?
To answer that, the first question has to be, what's in the sauce? After all, the chicken and the vegetables used in this recipe are great for any diet, whether it's Keto, low calorie or any other diet. So, it all boils down to sauce.
The homemade sauce used in this recipe gets it sweetness and stickiness from a sugar substitute and this wonderful sugar-free honey that taste just like regular honey. This keeps the calories and carbs low making it an idea meal if your focus is weight loss.
Tips for the Best Keto Stir Fry
- Because everything cooks rather quickly, you’ll want to dice your chicken and slice your veggies before you begin, so it will be ready to add at the right time.
- To ensure all of the chicken is cooked properly, you’ll want to cut it into evenly sized. The same goes for the vegetables as well.
- Want to add ever more veggies? Try adding some diced zucchini, fresh green beans, mushrooms or a few thinly sliced carrots.
- You don’t want your chicken to steam, so make sure you start off with a hot skillet. Then you’ll be able to brown the chunks of chicken and give them nice color.
- Want more protein? After the chicken and veggies have cooked, add some raw shrimp and cook until tender! The combination of chicken and shrimp tastes amazing with the teriyaki sauce.
What is the Difference Between Stir Fry Sauce and Teriyaki Sauce?
Both sauces have mostly the same ingredients. Some teriyaki sauces can be a little thicker and little sweeter, but for the most part both sauces are made with rice wine vinegar, soy sauce or aminos, some sort of sweetener and a combination of Asian seasonings.
More Keto Asian Inspired Recipes
- Asian Grilled Chicken with Peanut Ginger Slaw
- Easy Stir Fry Pork
- Bang Bang Salmon Cakes
- Thai Red Curry Coconut Pork
- Asian Glazed Salmon
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Teriyaki Chicken Stir Fry
- 1 ½ pounds chicken breast, cut into bite size pieces
- 2 cups broccoli florets
- ½ cup chicken broth
- ⅓ cup red bell pepper, sliced into thin strips
- ¼ cup yellow onion, sliced thin
- ⅓ cup Keto Teriyaki Sauce
- 2 tablespoons sliced almonds, toasted
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 tablespoon scallions
- 2 garlic cloves, minced
- 1 teaspoon fresh ginger, chopped
- salt and pepper to taste
- Optional: sesame seeds
- Heat a large skillet to medium heat. Add in the olive oil, then the chunks of chicken, salt and pepper.
- Sauté for a few minutes, making sure to sear all sides.
- Remove the chicken and set aside.
- Add in the onions and red bell pepper, sauté a few minutes until soft. Add in the garlic and ginger and sauté for about 15 seconds, then pour in the chicken broth.
- Add in the broccoli and cook for a few minute until almost cooked through.
- Add in the chicken and teriyaki sauce and simmer for another 2 minutes or until cooked through.
- Serve with a garnish of the scallions, toasted sliced almonds and (optional) sesame seeds over cauliflower rice or all on it’s own.
- Store leftovers in an airtight container in the fridge for a couple of days or freeze.
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*Nutritional data is provided as a courtesy and is accurate to the best of my knowledge. You can verify it using the nutrition calculator of your choice. All data is based on net carbs, without sugar alcohol- Swerve, Erythritol, Allulose, or Monk Fruit.