This Keto Noodle Bowl with AIP Teriyaki Sauce is made with gut-healing goodness. Juicy meatballs, sweetener-free teriyaki sauce, and crispy veggies, YUM! The hard-boiled eggs on top are the only ingredient that’s not AIP compliant.
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AIP Teriyaki Bowl but Make it Keto too!
Noodle bowls are oh-so-satisfying. A keto teriyaki bowl? Yes, please! Something about the delicious glaze sauce over savory meats and slurpy noodles … it just screams comfort food. With all the moving stuff, book launch and travel… I’ve been pretty stressed out people and you know what… I haven’t felt like cooking all that much. But today, today I felt good. I napped with Jack and has some tea, a good work out and I was inspired! This Keto Teriyaki Noodle Bowl was conceptualized in my head long ago and I was excited to bring it to life today.
Breaking down this Keto Noodle Bowl with AIP Teriyaki Sauce
The sauce is a combination of bone broth reduce with coconut aminos and red wine vinegar for sweetness and tang. Then bloomed gelatin is mixed in to thicken it all up and boom! You have legit teriyaki sauce. Glazy, salty and sweet. I just love when you dream up an idea and when you make it, it is exactly as expected. This keto teriyaki bowl is it! The meatballs are packed with fresh ginger and citrus. Juicy and tender with creamy avocado mixed into them.
Must-Have and Optional Ingredients for AIP Teriyaki
- Must have is the grass-fed beef, pork works well too!
- The lime zest, avocado, and ginger and also really important to the flavor of the dish.
- For the AIP Teriyaki sauce, you need: coconut aminos, fish sauce, vinegar, bone broth and gelatin.
- Don’t be scared by the long recipe and ingredient list. A lot of it is optional. Fried garlic, crispy Brussels sprouts, jammy eggs. You don’t need them… but they are delicious.
- If you’re AIP, leave the eggs out, the rest of the recipe is 100% AIP compliant! If you’re on a Whole30, use zucchini noodles.
- Shirataki noodles are made with 3% soluble fiber from konjac root and 97% water! They are grain and gluten free. Low carb and low calorie! Questions about SHIRATAKI NOODLES? Learn More HERE. You can also use glass noodles too. Whatever works best for you. The RECIPE here is mostly for the SAUCE and the Meatballs. The rest of the bowl is up to you!
Step by Step AIP Teriyaki Noodle Bowl
Start by mixing together the AIP meatballs. Mash up the avocado in there really well. Shape all of the meatballs and brown them on a hot skillet. Then put them in the oven.
Once the meatballs are in the oven, start working on the toppings. Boil your egg and roast your crispy brussel sprouts. The meatballs take the longest to cook, so the rest of the recipe will be done by the time they are too. During this time you want to rinse and drain your noodles.
In the same skillet where you browned your meatballs you’re going to fry your garlic, saute the noodles. In a separate sauce pot you will simmer your teriyaki sauce ingredients. Bloom the gelatin, then whisk it in until dissolved.
Reduce the sauce until it coats a spoon then mix it in with the noodles. Add your toppings like fried garlic, crispy veggies and hard boiled eggs. Then add your meatballs and add more sauce on top!
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- 2 pounds ground beef 85% lean
- 1inch nub fresh ginger, peeled and zested
- 1 heaping teaspoon grated citrus zest (I used orange and lime)
- 2 teaspoons garlic powder
- 2 teaspoon fine salt
- 1 teaspoon dried parsley
- 2 tablespoons minced fresh cilantro, more to garnish
- Half a ripe hass avocado
- 4 tablespoons avocado oil, more as needed
- 1/3 cup bone broth
- 1 tablespoon fish sauce
- 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
- ¼ cup coconut aminos, divided
- 1 scoop gelatin
- 4 cups shredded Brussels sprouts
- 5 cloves garlic sliced
- 4 large eggs
- 4 bags shirataki noodles or veggie noodles like zoodles for Whole30
- Pre-heat oven to 400F.
- In a large bowl mix together, the ground beef with the rest of the meatball ingredients until well combined, the avocado should be completely mixed in with only traces of green specks in the meat, no chunks left. Shape 12 large meatballs.
- Heat a large skillet over medium heat. When it comes to temperature add 2 tablespoons of avocado oil to the skillet and brown 6 meatballs at a time, 2 minutes a side, then transfer to a sheet pan. Repeat with the remaining meatballs and then put them in the oven.
- Bring a small sauce pot full of water to a boil. Put the 4 large eggs, gently in the pot. Boil for 7 minutes, then drain the water and add ice to the eggs, set aside.
- Toss the Brussels sprouts on a sheet pan with 2 tablespoons of avocado oil and 1 teaspoon of salt. Spread them out flat over the sheet pan and pop in the oven- middle rack.
- Add Brussels sprouts to the oven for 10-15 minutes until the sauce and noodles are ready.
- In the same saucepot where you boiled the eggs heat the bone broth with the fish sauce, red wine vinegar, and 2 tablespoons coconut aminos. Bring to a boil and reduce for 10 minutes.
- Add 1 scoop of gelatin to the remaining coconut aminos and let it sit until it gels up solid. In the meantime, drain and rinse your noodles and submerge them in cool water. Set aside.
- Heat the skillet where the meatballs were browned and add a little extra avocado oil. Then add in the sliced garlic and fry until golden. Remove from the skillet.
- Drain the noodles, add to the skillet, sprinkle with salt, and sauté in the garlic-infused fat for a few minutes while you finish the sauce. They will coat in the fat and get brown and yummy!
- Remove the bone broth reduction from the heat, scoop in the solid coconut amino-gelatin mass and whisk into the broth until smooth and thick. Set aside.
- Remove the toasty Brussels sprouts and cooked meatballs from the oven (cook time 15 minutes total).
- Assemble your bowls: divide the noodles into 4 large bowls, then the Brussels sprouts. Add 3 meatballs to each bowl. Garnish with fried garlic, minced cilantro. Peel the eggs and halve them. Add ½ -1 egg to each bowl. Spoon thick teriyaki sauce generously over each bowl and dig in!!
- The recipe is best with 3 meatballs per person. There will be leftover meat and leftover sauce. However, if you divide the entire recipe by 4… the macros are as listed.
- The macros include ALL THE MEATBALLS AND ALL THE SAUCE.
- Serving Size: 1/4 of recipe
- Calories: 821
- Fat: 56g
- Carbohydrates: 18g
- Fiber: 7.8g
- Protein: 53g
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