Wagamama fakeaway: Teriyaki chicken donburi

Wagamama fakeaway: Teriyaki chicken donburi

I love Asian food and Teriyaki chicken is always high on my agenda whether I'm focused on my diet or not. I used to buy Teriyaki sauce from the supermarket and syn it, but this version is lower syn and whilst a bit more effort, I think it's worth it. Wagamamas do a full fat version of this which I adore, so that was my source of inspiration! 

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This makes enough for 2 people, and each serving is 1 syn. You will need to buy Sukrin Gold to make this low syn, otherwise you can use brown sugar as an alternative but be prepared to add 2 syns per portion if so. 


400g chicken, diced into one inch square pieces 

Thai sticky rice 

Fresh watercress

2 tbsp soy sauce 

100ml water

1 tbsp of Sukrin Gold 

1 tsp of sesame oil (2 syns)

2 cloves of garlic, crushed

1 tsp fresh ginger, grated finely

Quarter tsp onion powder

Quarter tsp ground ginger

2 spring onions, finely sliced



1. Spray a non stick frying pan with frylight and fry up your chicken and half of your spring onion for about 4 minutes. Remove from the heat.

2. Put on your sticky rice, cook as instructed on the packet. 

2. Take a saucepan and add the rest of your ingredients apart from the other spring onion as above (fresh ginger, onion powder, ground ginger, garlic, sesame oil, sukrin gold, soy sauce and water) and mix well before turning on the heat. Bring to the boil and allow to reduce for about 10 minutes until it starts to thicken. 

3. When the sauce is thicker, add your chicken and spring onion from the frying pan and cook for a further 5-10 minutes. The sauce should be quite gloopy by now. Chop in your remaining spring onions for the last 1 minute, use the green part as well as the white they taste delicious in this recipe! 

4. Serve with your sticky rice and watercress on the side. You can also add pickled ginger, if you wish! 


Rosie x 


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