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Low Carb Teriyaki Sauce and Marinade

Perfect for chicken, salmon or beef, this Low Carb Teriyaki Sauce and Marinade is simple, easy and absolutely delicious!
Course low carb, sauce
Cuisine Asian, Canadian
Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 17 minutes
Servings 1 cups
Calories 6.4kcal
Author Aleta

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup soy sauce golden dragon
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1/3 cup lakanto golden monk fruit sweetener
  • 2 tsp sesame oil
  • 1 tbsp fresh ginger minced
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 tsp toasted sesame seeds

Optional for Thick Sauce

Instructions

Equipment

  • Small Saucepan
  • Whisk

Directions

    For marinade (not thickened)

    • In a small saucepan combine soy sauce, water, apple cider vinegar, sukrin gold, sesame oil, ginger, garlic and sesame seeds. Bring to a boil, reduce to a simmer and cook for 15 minutes. Cool completely to use as a marinade.

    For sauce (thickened)

    • In a small saucepan combine soy sauce, water, apple cider vinegar, sukrin gold, ginger, garlic and sesame seeds. Bring to a boil, reduce to a simmer and cook for 15 minutes.
    • Whisk xanthan gum and sesame oil in a small bowl then stir into the sauce until thick, about 1 minute. Remove from heat and use hot for slow cooker teriyaki or stir fry. 

    Video

    Notes

    Expert Tips

    1. For strict keto, substitute the soy sauce for coconut aminos.
    2. Be sure to mix the xanthan gum into the sesame oil before adding it to the hot sauce, otherwise it will make your Sugar Free Teriyaki Sauce clumpy!
     

    Nutrition Facts

    Nutrition facts are an estimate only! The ingredients you choose could have different nutritional values than the ingredients I have used.  
     * Net carb count excludes both fibre and sugar alcohols, because these do not affect blood sugar in most people.
    Deduct fibre (0.1g) and sugar alcohols (5 g) from the total carbs to get 1 g net carbs per serving.

    Nutrition

    Serving: 2tbsp | Calories: 6.4kcal | Carbohydrates: 6.1g | Protein: 0.1g | Fat: 0.5g | Sodium: 329mg | Fiber: 0.1g | Sugar Alcohols: 5g | Net Carbs: 1g