Gluten-Free Grilled Chicken Teriyaki Bowls & Crispy Sesame Chicken Tenders

Gluten-Free Grilled Chicken Teriyaki Bowls & Crispy Sesame Chicken Tenders

Today I’m bringing you chicken two ways! They have nothing in common in terms of texture – one is crispy, the other is tender; or in terms of presentation – one is in the form of tenders and the other in a bowl with veggies and rice; or in terms of cooking method – one is baked and the other is grilled. So, what ever do these Gluten-Free Grilled Chicken Teriyaki Bowls and Crispy Sesame Chicken Tenders have in common? …

They both are packed with delicious Asian-inspired flavors thanks to the use of Kikkoman ingredients. The teriyaki bowls use – you guessed it – teriyaki sauce! The chicken tenders use a whopping 4 ingredients from Kikkoman – sesame oil, gluten-free soy sauce, Panko bread crumbs, and rice vinegar.

Since Asian cuisines are often hard to find gluten-free because of the use of conventional soy sauce (which contains wheat, not just soybeans!), I like to make a lot of Asian dishes at home, where I know it will be prepared safely. Don’t get me wrong, there Asian restaurants around the country that prepare gluten-free food safely, but it’s one of those things that is a bit more challenging since soy sauce is not just in foods as soy sauce but it’s also used in other sauces and marinades; for example, soy sauce is the base of teriyaki sauce. Unless you’re very familiar with the gluten-free options at local restaurants or at some of the national chains that offer GF foods, like P.F. Chang’s, for example, I highly suggest re-creating your favorite Asian dishes at home! Kikkoman can help you do that.

Gluten-Free Grilled Chicken Teriyaki Bowls recipe

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Gluten-Free Grilled Chicken Teriyaki Bowls
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Gluten-Free Grilled Chicken Teriyaki Bowls

Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Marinate time15 mins
Total Time55 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Asian
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 568kcal
Author: Carol Kicinski

Ingredients

  • ¾ cup Kikkoman® Gluten-Free Teriyaki Marinade & Sauce
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • pounds boneless , skinless chicken thighs or breasts
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 red or yellow bell peppers , seeded, deveined, and thinly sliced
  • 1 cup broccoli florets
  • 1 zucchini , cut in half lengthwise then sliced
  • 3 cups hot cooked white rice
  • 2 green onions , thinly sliced on the diagonal, for garnish
  • 2 teaspoons sesame seeds , for garnish

Instructions

  • Combine Kikkoman Gluten-Free Teriyaki Marinade & Sauce and sugar in measuring cup, stirring until sugar dissolves. Remove ½ cup of mixture and pour over chicken in large resealable storage bag. Press air out of bag and seal bag. Turn bag over several times to coat chicken well. Marinate for 15 minutes.
  • Add enough water to remaining teriyaki sauce mixture to measure cup; stir in cornstarch. Place in a small saucepan and cook, stirring frequently, for 1 minute, or until sauce boils and thickens slightly, adding an additional tablespoon of Kikkoman Gluten-Free Teriyaki Marinade & Sauce, if needed.
  • Cook chicken on a well-oiled grill for 3 minutes on each side or until cooked through. Cover loosely with foil and let rest for 5-10 minutes.
  • While chicken is resting, place vegetables in a grill basket, close the grill lid, and cook until crisp-tender, tossing occasionally, 5-10 minutes.
  • Cut chicken into ½-inch slices and serve over rice in large individual serving bowls with vegetables on the side. Drizzle with sauce and garnish with green onions and sesame seeds.

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Gluten-Free Grilled Chicken Teriyaki Bowls
Amount Per Serving
Calories 568 Calories from Fat 135
% Daily Value*
Fat 15g23%
Saturated Fat 8g40%
Cholesterol 107mg36%
Sodium 2169mg90%
Potassium 1141mg33%
Carbohydrates 59g20%
Fiber 3g12%
Sugar 21g23%
Protein 47g94%
Vitamin A 2162IU43%
Vitamin C 106mg128%
Calcium 71mg7%
Iron 3mg17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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Crispy Sesame Chicken Tenders recipe

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Crispy Sesame Chicken Tenders

Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Asian
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 619kcal
Author: Carol Kicinski

Ingredients

  • Gluten free non-stick cooking spray
  • cups Kikkoman® Gluten-Free Panko
  • ¼ cup untoasted sesame seeds
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • ½ teaspoon kosher or fine sea salt
  • ½ cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon Kikkoman® Gluten-Free Soy Sauce
  • 2 teaspoons Kikkoman® Sesame Oil
  • pounds chicken tenders

Dipping Sauce

  • 3 tablespoons Kikkoman® Rice Vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons Kikkoman® Gluten-Free Soy Sauce
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon chili garlic sauce
  • 2 teaspoons Kikkoman® Sesame Oil
  • 1 green onion , finely minced
  • 1 teaspoon sesame seeds

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Line a rimmed baking sheet with foil, top with a wire cooling rack, and spray the rack with cooking spray.
  • Heat a dry, heavy skillet over medium heat. Add the Panko in an even layer and cook, stirring frequently, until it starts to brown. Add the sesame seeds and continue to cook, stirring frequently, until the mixture is a deep golden brown. Remove from heat, stir in the oil and salt, coating the Panko and seeds well. Pour mixture into a shallow bowl.
  • Combine the mayonnaise, soy sauce, and sesame oil in another shallow bowl.
  • Dredge the chicken tenders in the mayonnaise mixture, then coat in the Panko, and place on the rack of the prepared baking sheet. Bake for 15 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through. Serve with the dipping sauce.

Dipping sauce

  • Combine the rice vinegar, soy sauce, honey, chili garlic sauce, and sesame oil. Pour into a small serving bowl, top with the green onions and sesame seeds.

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Crispy Sesame Chicken Tenders
Amount Per Serving
Calories 619 Calories from Fat 216
% Daily Value*
Fat 24g37%
Saturated Fat 4g20%
Cholesterol 130mg43%
Sodium 1893mg79%
Potassium 702mg20%
Carbohydrates 58g19%
Fiber 3g12%
Sugar 15g17%
Protein 41g82%
Vitamin A 101IU2%
Vitamin C 3mg4%
Calcium 105mg11%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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Disclaimer: All nutrition facts on Simply Gluten Free are meant only as a guide and may differ depending on product brands used or ingredient substitutions. Some errors may occur, so you are encouraged to confirm the recipe’s ingredient and nutrition suitability for your own diet.
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