Extremely simple yet delicious, this bento “kuwayaki” chicken is lightly coated with arrowroot flour and pan fried with a sweet savory glaze. Perfect for a picnic or lunch box. Serve with blanched broccoli for a quick, nutritious meal.

Serving Size: 4

Ingredients for Bento Chicken

  • Chicken thighs, boneless, skin on, about 600-700 gram
  • Arrowroot flour, 1 Tablespoon
  • Sake, 1/4 Cup
  • Water, 1/4 Cup
  • Tamari Sauce, 2 Tablespoon
  • Low-carb sweetener, 1.5 Tablespoon
  • Avocado oil or other neutral tasting oil for pan frying
  • Blanched broccoli, 1 large head or about 500 gram

Instructions for Bento Chicken

1.Remove excess skin and fat from chicken thighs. Cut the chicken into bite sized pieces.

2.Lightly coat chicken with arrowroot flour.

3.In a small bowl, make a simple sauce by mixing sake, water, tamari, and low-carb sweetener.

4.Heat a large skillet over medium high heat. Pan fry the chicken about 3 minutes per side until it is cooked thoroughly.

5. Add the sauce and let it simmer until chicken is well glazed.

6.Serve with blanched broccoli. This dish is perfect for a picnic or lunch box.

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low carb, gluten free bento chicken with a sweet savory glaze and blanched broccoli for lunch box or picnic

Bento Chicken


  • Author: graceoh@wellforher.com
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 4
  • Diet: Gluten Free

Description

Extremely simple yet delicious, this bento “kuwayaki” chicken is lightly coated with arrowroot flour and pan fried with a sweet savory glaze. Perfect for a picnic or lunch box. Serve with blanched broccoli for a quick, nutritious meal.


Ingredients

  • Chicken thighs, boneless, skin on, about 600-700 gram
  • Arrowroot flour, 1 Tablespoon
  • Sake, 1/4 Cup
  • Water, 1/4 Cup
  • Tamari Sauce, 2 Tablespoon
  • Low-carb sweetener, 2 Tablespoon
  • Avocado oil or other neutral tasting oil for pan frying
  • Blanched broccoli, 1 large head or about 500 gram

Instructions

1.Remove excess skin and fat from chicken thighs. Cut the chicken into bite sized pieces.

2.Lightly coat chicken with arrowroot flour.

3.In a small bowl, make a simple sauce by mixing sake, water, tamari, and low-carb sweetener. 

4.Heat a large skillet over medium high heat. Pan fry the chicken about 3 minutes per side until it is cooked thoroughly.

5. Add the sauce and let it simmer until chicken is well glazed.

6.Serve with blanched broccoli. This dish is perfect for a picnic or lunch box.

  • Category: Lunchbox
  • Method: Pan frying
  • Cuisine: Japanese

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