Teriyaki Chicken

  • Servings: 2
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★★
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A healthy alternative to a restaurant favorite.

Ingredients

  • 1 lb chicken breasts 
  • 2⁄3 cup coconut aminos teriyaki sauce
  • 1 tablespoon avocado oil
  • 2 garlic cloves (minced)
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ tablespoon arrowroot or tapioca powder
  • ½ tablespoon sesame oil
  • 2 tablespoons sesame seeds

Directions

  1. Whisk the arrowroot powder, coconut aminos, and sesame oil in a small bowl.
  2. Rinse the chicken and pat dry. Cut into bite-sized pieces. Season with the salt.
  3. Heat the avocado oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  4. Add the chicken pieces and cook until it looks nearly ready, then add in the garlic.
  5. Cook for an additional 30 seconds. Remove the chicken and garlic from the pan and set aside.
  6. Reduce the heat to medium and add the sauce to the pan. Cook until thickened.
  7. Return the chicken to the pan and toss to coat, not more than about 30-60 seconds.
  8. Season with sesame seeds and any other garnish, according to preference.
  9. Enjoy!

Chicken Casserole

  • Servings: 6
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★
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An easy dish full of flavor.

Ingredients

  • 4 cups shredded chicken (cooked)
  • 2 tablespoons avocado oil
  • heads broccoli (florets removed)
  • 1 cup mushrooms (sliced)
  • ½ small onion (diced)
  • ¼ cup chicken broth
  • 2 cup vegan Alfredo sauce (primal kitchen)
  • 1 teaspoon salt

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 400F (200C).
  2. Heat the avocado oil in a large pan over medium heat. Add the mushrooms and onion.
  3. Stir for 3 minutes. Add the broccoli florets and stir for another 3 minutes.
  4. Place the shredded chicken into a casserole dish, covering the bottom.
  5. Add the sautéed mushrooms, onions and broccoli in a flat layer on top.
  6. Stir the chicken broth into the Alfredo sauce, then pour on top.
  7. Use a spatula if needed to make sure everything is well coated.
  8. Cook the casserole for 20-25 minutes. The sauce should be bubbling and slightly reduced and thickened.
  9. Enjoy!

Chicken Poke

  • Servings: 2
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★★
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A quick and easy dish to enjoy.

Ingredients

  • 1 lb chicken breast (cut into cubes)
  • 4 cups mixed greens
  • 1 tablespoon cilantro
  • 2 scallions (thinly sliced)
  • ½ cup teriyaki sauce (primal kitchen)
  • 1 cup bean sprouts
  • 1 tablespoon crispy garlic
  • 1 tablespoon chili oil
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds

Directions

  1. Cook the chicken according to your liking.
  2. In a mixing bowl combine the chicken, mixed greens, bean sprouts, and crispy garlic.
  3. Add the scallions, chili oil, sesame seeds and the teriyaki sauce.
  4. Toss thoroughly until salad is fully mixed.
  5. Enjoy!

Crispy Chicken Wings

  • Servings: 2
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★★
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A healthy and flavorful way to enjoy your wings.

Ingredients

  • 1 lb chicken wings 
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • teaspoons onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon salt

Directions

  1. Preheat your air fryer.
  2. Wash and pat dry the wings.
  3. Season with all of the ingredients.
  4. Place into the air fryer for 20 minutes on 350F (180 C).
  5. Eat on its own or accompany with your favorite sauce.
  6. Enjoy!

Mango Chicken

  • Servings: 2
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★★
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A tropical sweet chicken dish.

Ingredients

Chicken

  • 4 tablespoons arrowroot or tapioca flour
  • 1 lb chicken breast
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ¼ cup avocado oil

Sauce

  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil
  • 2 teaspoons garlic (minced)
  • 1½ cups mango juice (100% pure juice)
  • 1 tablespoon coconut aminos
  • 2 teaspoons arrowroot or tapioca flour

Garnish

  • 1 large mango (cubed)
  • 2 tablespoons cilantro (roughly chopped)
  • 1 tablespoon green onion (thinly sliced)
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds

Directions

  1. Melt half of the coconut oil In a pot over medium heat. Add in the garlic, cook until fragrant.
  2. Add in the remaining coconut oil, juice and coconut aminos. Bring the pot to a boil.
  3. Place two teaspoons of tapioca flour into a small bowl. Set aside.
  4. Once the liquid comes to a boil, add 1 tablespoon to the bowl with the tapioca flour.
  5. Mix until smooth. Pour the tapioca mixture into the pot and boil for an additional 2 minutes.
  6. Reduce the heat to medium-low and simmer while stirring frequently.
  7. After the sauce has slightly reduced, transfer to a bowl and let it cool.
  8. Wash and pat dry the chicken breasts. Cut into small cubes and season with salt.
  9. Place the remaining tapioca flour into a new bowl and add the chicken. Mix until it is all evenly coated.
  10. Heat the avocado oil in a pan over medium-high heat. Place some of the chicken into the pan.
  11. Avoid crowding and cook until golden brown on both sides.
  12. Transfer the chicken to a paper towel-lined bowl to soak up the excess oil. Repeat with the remaining chicken.
  13. Add in the mango. Pour the sauce over the mango chicken and toss until evenly coated.
  14. Garnish with  your preference of cilantro, green onion and/or sesame seeds.
  15. Can accompany with cauliflower fried rice.
  16. Enjoy!

Chicken Stroganoff

  • Servings: 2
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★★
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A creamy and filling dish.

Ingredients

  • 2 chicken breasts or thighs
  •  tablespoons  avocado oil
  • 1 cup mushrooms (thinly sliced)
  • 1 teaspoon ghee
  • ¼ small onion (diced)
  • garlic cloves (minced)
  •  cup coconut milk
  •  cup  chicken stock
  •  tablespoons chives
  • 1 teaspoon lemon (juiced)
  • 1 teaspoon salt

Directions

  1. Rinse the chicken and pat dry. Cut into small pieces and lightly season both sides with salt.
  2. Heat avocado oil in a pan over high heat.
  3. Add the chicken and cook until golden brown on both sides. Transfer to a plate and set aside.
  4. Lower the heat to medium, add the mushrooms and ghee to the pan.
  5. Season with a pinch of salt. Cook the mushrooms stirring frequently until soft.
  6. Once the mushrooms have browned, add the onions and again cook stirring frequently until soft.
  7. Add the garlic while stirring and continue to cook for another minute.
  8. Add the coconut milk and bring the pan to a simmer. Keep stirring and cooking until the liquid has reduced by half.
  9. Add the chicken stock and repeat the same step, until the liquid has reduced by half.
  10. Once the sauce is ready, add the chicken back to the pan. Stir until fully coated.
  11. Remove the pan from the heat, add the chives and lemon juice.
  12. Enjoy!

Cauliflower Chicken Fried Rice

  • Servings: 4
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★★
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No need for a teppanyaki grill with this great at-home recipe.

Ingredients

  • 4 cups cauliflower rice
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 lb chicken breast (finely cut)
  • 2 garlic cloves (minced)
  • ½ cup onion (diced)
  • ¼ cup spring onion (chopped)
  • 4 tablespoons teriyaki sauce (primal kitchen)
  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil
  • 2 tablespoons avocado oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt

Directions

  1. Heat half the avocado oil and sesame oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  2. Whisk the eggs and pour into the pan. Season with salt and cook fully through.
  3. Remove the eggs and set aside on a cutting board until they cool off. Roughly chop into small pieces.
  4. Pour the remaining avocado oil and sesame oil into the pan. Add the onions and cook until they have softened.
  5. Add the garlic and cook for about another 30 seconds, until they become fragrant.
  6. Rinse the chicken and pat dry. Season with salt and add to the skillet.
  7. Cook for about five minutes until the chicken is mostly done.
  8. Add in the cauliflower rice and stir for about 3-5 minutes until the rice begins to soften.
  9. Stir in the cooked egg and teriyaki sauce and keep stirring until most of the liquid has evaporated.
  10. Scoop into serving bowls. Garnish with green onions and sesame seeds.
  11. Enjoy!

Teriyaki Chicken Salad

  • Servings: 6
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★
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A delightful salad full of crunch and flavor.

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs chicken thighs (boneless, skinless)
  • 2 cups slaw mix
  • 1 cup purple cabbage (shredded)
  • ¼ cup cilantro (chopped)
  • 1 bunch scallions (thinly sliced)
  • ¾ teaspoon onion powder
  • ¾ teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 tablespoons avocado oil
  • ¾ cup cashews (raw)
  • 2 tablespoons teriyaki sauce (primal kitchen)

Directions

  1. Combine the slaw mix, cabbage, scallions, cashews, and cilantro in a large mixing bowl. Set aside.
  2. Heat avocado oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  3. Rinse and pat dry the chicken. Season with the onion powder and garlic powder. Add to the skillet.
  4. Cook fully through until you get a nice golden brown crust on both sides.
  5. Remove the chicken and let it cool for 1-2 minutes on a cutting board.
  6. Cut the chicken into cubes. Place the chicken pieces onto the salad.
  7. Add in the dressing and toss the entire salad.
  8. Enjoy!

Chicken Kebobs

  • Servings: 2
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★★
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A restaurant favorite that you can make at home.

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs chicken thighs or breasts (boneless, skinless)
  • 1 small onion (peeled, sliced)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1⁄8 teaspoon ground saffron (powder)
  • 1 lemon (juiced)
  • 2 tablespoons parsley (roughly chopped)

Directions

  1. Rinse the chicken and pat dry. Begin trimming all of the fat.
  2. Cut the chicken into equal pieces (1 ½ – 2 inches) and place them in a medium glass container.
  3. Add the onions, saffron, salt, and lemon juice to the chicken and toss to coat completely.
  4. Cover the dish with plastic wrap and refrigerate 24-48 hours.
  5. When you’re ready to roast the chicken, preheat the oven to 450F (230 C).
  6. Line a large baking sheet with aluminum foil and place a baking rack inside the lined baking sheet.
  7. Grease the baking rack with the olive oil and use tongs to arrange a single layer of marinated chicken on top of the baking rack (may need to bake in batches).
  8. Bake in the oven for 20 – 30 minutes, or until the chicken is fully cooked.
  9. Turn on the broiler and char the chicken until starting to blacken, about 3 minutes.
  10. Add in the parsley to garnish.
  11. May choose to add an extra lemon wedge, onion, or tomato, on the side to the finished dish.
  12. Accompanies well with the Shirazi Salad.
  13. Enjoy!

Caesar Salad

  • Servings: 2
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★★
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A simple alternative to a classic salad.

Ingredients

  • 1 chicken breast
  • 2 cups mixed greens
  • 1 large avocado (cubed)
  • 2 scallions (thinly sliced)
  • ¼ cup caesar dressing (primal kitchen)
  • 2 tablespoons cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon crispy garlic (dried)
  • 1 tablespoon avocado oil
  • 1 teaspoon sesame seeds

Directions

  1. Place avocado oil in a pan over medium heat. Add chicken breast.
  2. Cook fully through and set aside to cool off. Cut into cubes.
  3. In a mixing bowl combine the mixed greens, cilantro, crispy garlic, and avocado.
  4. Add the chicken, scallions, sesame seeds, and the caesar dressing.
  5. Mix thoroughly until the sauce has seasoned the entire dish.
  6. Enjoy!