Last week we went shopping for teriyaki sauce. It had been a long time since we’d had any and I wanted to marinate some chicken. I really shouldn’t have been surprised, but I was. I was shocked at how hard it was to find a teriyaki sauce that had a good sugar, oil and no soy products. Near impossible infact. I bought one that had agave as the sweetener. Yes, I’ve read the reviews that agave may not be as good for us as we’d originally hoped, but I still believe it is a better option than sucrose, the main ingredient in most sauces these days.
If you’ve checked out my site, you’ve probably noticed I have a thing for making healthy versions of every day foods. I really want to enjoy food. I’m not willing to substitute flavor when eating healthy.
My family had zero complaints while I made multiple versions of teriyaki sauces this week. A good teriyaki sauce can make cooking a breeze on a long day . One of my favorite quick meals with this sauce is to make rice bowls. I put some brown rice in, grilled veggies, chicken, and top it with some of this teriyaki sauce and fresh chives from my garden. Delicious!
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