Easy and Healthy Teriyaki Sauce

Easy and Healthy Teriyaki Sauce


If you didn’t get the memo, we don’t really adhere to the tradition Western diet 😉 Allergies, sensitivities and Mama’s endless researching of proper nutrition means that typical meal ingredients are substituted with healthier options. Our beef teriyaki meal tonight was no different and definitely didn’t disappoint!

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Typically, I like to use Ontario produce (or even closer to home if possible!) and so that means the veggies that are added to our meals vary. Tonight I used celery, carrots, mushrooms and my own red cabbage sauerkraut. As always, I use grass-fed beef from a local producer. I served the teriyaki sauce over beef, veggies and rice noodles and topped with some fresh garlic chives. Delish!

So, without further ado, our teriyaki sauce recipe!

Recipe

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/4 cup water
  • 5 tbsp coconut sugar
  • 1/4 cup liquid aminos (we use this one)
  • 3 tbsp maple syrup
  • 2 tbsp grass-fed gelatin (we use this one)
  • 2 small cloves garlic
  • 1/2 tsp ginger

Instructions:

  1. Heat all except gelatin and 1/4 cup of water in a small sauce pan over medium heat.
  2. Sprinkle the gelatin over 1/4 cup of cool water and let it “bloom” for about 5 minutes.
  3. Whisk gelatin into warm sauce and continue whisking until gelatin is totally dissolved.
  4. Simmer with lid off for approximately 20 minutes (or more if you like a thicker sauce).
  5. Enjoy over beef or chicken!

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