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Teriyaki Chicken and Cauliflower Rice

Teriyaki Chicken and Cauliflower Rice

You are going to love this teriyaki chicken and cauliflower rice recipe because it is easy to make, healthy, and delicious. Best of all, it only takes about 30 minutes to make from start to finish! This dish is perfect for a quick weeknight meal or as part of a larger feast. Enjoy!

Is Teriyaki Chicken And Rice Good For You?

This teriyaki chicken and cauliflower rice dish is not only delicious, but it’s also good for you! Chicken is a lean protein source that is low in fat and calories. The cauliflower rice is a great alternative to traditional white rice. It’s high in fiber and nutrients, and it’s a low-carb option that will help you feel full and satisfied.

Does Cauliflower Rice Make A Difference Over White Rice?

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In short, Yes! Cauliflower rice is a great alternative to traditional white rice. It’s high in fiber and nutrients, and it’s a low-carb option that will help you feel full and satisfied. Cauliflower rice has a similar texture to white rice, but it doesn’t have the same starchy taste. It’s also drastically lower in calories than white rice. If you want the best of both worlds I recommend mixing half white or Jasmine rice with half cauliflower rice.

What Is Cauliflower Rice?

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Cauliflower rice is simply finely chopped cauliflower that has been cooked to resemble the texture of rice. It’s a great alternative to traditional white rice, and it’s perfect for those who are trying to lower their calories or add more vegetables to their meal. Cauliflower rice is super versatile and can be used in a variety of dishes. You can either make it yourself or buy it premade at the store, most stores have a frozen or shelf-stable version you can buy.

What Teriyaki Sauce Should I use?

There are many store-bought teriyaki sauces available, or you can make your own teriyaki sauce at home. If you’re short on time, a store-bought teriyaki sauce will work just fine. However, if you have the time, we highly recommend making your own teriyaki sauce. Homemade teriyaki sauce is super easy to make, and it tastes so much better than most store-bought version. Plus, you can control the ingredients and tailor them to your liking.

Makes 2 Bowls

Servings
2
Prep Time
15 minutes
Calories
292
Cook Time
20 minutes

Total time 35 minutes

*Please note that the nutritional information provided is an estimate only and may vary depending on the ingredients used. The calories listed are per serving.*

Ingredients

  • 1 lb Chicken tenderloin or chicken of choice.
  • 1 ½ cups Cauliflower rice
  • 2 tbsp Teriyaki sauce
  • 1 tsp Garlic powder
  • 2 tbsp Low sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp Chives (optional)
  • 1 tbsp Toasted sesame seeds (optional)
teriaki chicken and cauliflower rice

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What we used:

Directions

  1. Layout chicken and pat dry to remove any unnecessary moisture.
  2. Cut chicken into 1-inch pieces, and place in the bag.
  3. Add teriyaki sauce to bag, seal, and shake to coat.
  4. While the chicken rest in the sauce preheat your pan to medium to medium-low heat.
  5. Lightly spray the pan with oil and add your cauliflower rice.
  6. Cook rice until tender for 4-5 minutes and then add in your garlic powder and soy sauce. Stir to coat and cook for 1-2 more minutes.
  7. Remove rice from the pan and place it on a plate. Turn heat to medium to medium-high and return pan to stove.
  8. Add chicken to the pan evenly and cook for 5-7 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  9. Once the chicken is done layer it over the rice. Top with chives and sesame seeds (optional)

Notes

  • The longer you can let the chicken marinate the more flavor you will get out of it.
  • This recipe is made to be a lower calorie option but you can always make substitutions to meet your personal needs.
  • Try mixing both regular rice and cauliflower rice together to get the best of both worlds.
teriaki chicken and cauliflower rice

Teriyaki Chicken and Cauliflower Rice

David
You are going to love this teriyaki chicken and cauliflower rice recipe because it is easy to make, healthy, and delicious. Best of all, it only takes about 30 minutes to make from start to finish!
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Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 33 minutes
Course Dinner, Lunch
Servings 2
Calories 295 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 LB Chicken Tenderloin (chicken of choice)
  • 1 1/2 Cups Cauliflower Rice
  • 2 TBSP Teriyaki Sauce
  • 2 TBSP Low Sodium Soy Sauce
  • 1 TSP Garlic Powder
  • 1 TBSP Chopped Chives (optional)
  • 1 TBSP Toasted Sesame Seeds (optional)

Instructions
 

  • Layout chicken and pat dry to remove any unnecessary moisture.
  • Cut chicken into 1-inch pieces, and place in the bag.
  • Add teriyaki sauce to the bag, seal, and shake to coat.
  • While the chicken rest in the sauce preheat your pan to medium to medium-low heat.
  • Lightly spray the pan with oil and add your cauliflower rice.
  • Cook rice until tender for 4-5 minutes and then add in your garlic powder and soy sauce. Stir to coat and cook for 1-2 more minutes.
  • Remove rice from the pan and place it on a plate. Turn heat to medium to medium-high and return pan to stove.
  • Add chicken to the pan evenly and cook for 5-7 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Once the chicken is done layer it over the rice. Top with chives and sesame seeds (optional) Serve And Enjoy!

Notes

  • The longer you can let the chicken marinate the more flavor you will get out of it.
  • This recipe is made to be a lower calorie option but you can always make substitutions to meet your personal needs.
  • Try mixing both regular rice and cauliflower rice together to get the best of both worlds.

Nutrition

Calories: 295kcal
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