Paleo Teriyaki Chicken (Soy-free!)
This delicious teriyaki chicken recipe contains no soy, but is full of flavor! Even my soy sauce loving kids enjoyed it a lot.
Serves: 4
  • 1 pound of chicken thighs (or breasts, we used thighs)
  • ½ cup of coconut aminos
  • 2 heaping teaspoons of finely grated ginger
  • 1-3 garlic cloves
  • 1-2 teaspoon toasted sesame oil
  • Pinch of red pepper flakes or cayenne pepper
  • 2 tablespoons of fat of choice (coconut oil, tallow, avocado oil, etc.)
  1. Place a chicken thigh between two pieces of parchment or wax paper, and pound methodically, and evenly to ½ inch thick. Repeat with the rest of the thighs.
  2. Combine the rest of the ingredients, EXCEPT for the fat of choice (taste-test, and adjust as needed, before pouring over chicken). Pour over chicken, and let marinate for about 20-30 minutes.
  3. Heat a cast iron pan over medium heat until hot, and add fat of choice. Add the thighs to the pan, and cook until you can see that the sides of the chicken is cooked, and the bottom of the chicken is browned. Flip over and cook the other side, until the chicken is cooked through.
  4. Enjoy!
Recipe by The Nourishing Gourmet at