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Chicken Teriyaki Zucchini Accordion

Updated: Oct 18, 2021

Prep Time: 30 min - Cook time: 20 min - Total time: 50 min


1 zucchini

1 lb ground chicken

1 tbsp oil

Teriyaki sauce

½ cup soy sauce

⅓ cup water

3 tbsp maple syrup

2 tbsp rice vinegar

1 clove garlic, minced

1 tsp ginger, ground

1 tbsp cornstarch + 2 tbsp warm water

  1. Preheat oven to 450ºF and line a baking sheet with parchment paper

  2. Cut zucchini into an accordion – slice cross-wise (like an accordion) ⅔ of the way down then, turn zucchini over and cut at an angle ⅔ of the way down. Place skewer into zucchini and bake for 10 minutes

  3. In a medium bowl, mix together ingredients for teriyaki sauce

  4. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat and begin cooking ground chicken until no longer pink then add teriyaki sauce. Simmer for 6-8 minutes.

  5. Top zucchini with chicken teriyaki & enjoy


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