We always go for the alternative Coconut Aminos when it comes to adding an Asian sweet yet salty like flavor.

The Paleo Diet Food List

Teriyaki Sauce

Now that soy sauce is out of the picture in your Paleo diet world, you might be looking for an alternative to fill the void. Many grilled meat recipes call for a teriyaki marinade, and we’re here to answer: is teriyaki Paleo?

What is Teriyaki Sauce?

Teriyaki refers to a Japanese method of cooking, with “teri” meaning glaze or gloss, and “yaki” meaning grilled or seared. Traditionally, this sticky sweet sauce is brushed over skewered meat, which is then grilled on an open flame or seared on a flat top. You can find teriyaki sauce in bottled form at grocery stores around the country, and with a simple homemade recipe, you might expect something simple in the bottle as well. Then again, maybe not; here’s the list of ingredients from the Kikkoman website for their Teriyaki marinade & sauce:

INGREDIENTS: NATURALLY BREWED SOY SAUCE (WATER, WHEAT, SOYBEANS, SALT)…

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