Hibachi Zucchini makes the best side dish. The cut zucchini cooks perfectly on flat top grill. It is then tossed with Teriyaki sauce for added flavor.
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Copycat Japanese Steakhouses Hibachi Zucchini:
We love easy side dishes that cooks easily on our Blackstone Griddle. The veggies cooks fast and with simple seasoning. We have made many hibachi style recipes on the griddle. Including hibachi steak, hibachi fried rice and hibachi shrimp.
Zucchini is a great side dish to many different Blackstone recipes. You can even cook this delicious indoors on a large skillet or a cast iron skillet. The Teriyaki sauce that the zucchini is tossed in is so delicious and made with pantry ingredients.
Make this Japanese steakhouse style zucchini recipe at home the next time you cook on your Blackstone. It is perfect side for a weeknight meal or feeding a crowd.
How to Cut Zucchini for Hibachi:
When we make this Hibachi side dish, we like to cut the zucchini in wedges.
- Wash and dry zucchini.
- Place zucchini on cutting and cut off the ends of the zucchini with a sharp knife.
- Then cut the zucchini in half and then slice the halves again.
- Then cut the halves into wedges to prepare to cook on the griddle.
- Onion (finely chopped)
- Teriyaki Sauce
- Crushed Red Pepper Flakes
- Black Pepper
- Sesame Seeds
How to Make Hibachi Zucchini:
- Step 1 – Prepare Zucchini – Cut the zucchinis into approximately 2 inch long wedges.
- Step 2 – Heat Griddle – Preheat the Blackstone Grill over medium high heat (approximately 400 degrees Fahrenheit).
- Step 3 – Melt Butter – Melt the butter onto the grill and spread it out with a spatula.
- Step 4 – Begin Cooking Veggies – Add the zucchini and the onions to the grill. Cook for approximately 2 minutes, stirring frequently, until browned.
- Step 5 – Drizzle with Sauce – Drizzle the teriyaki sauce on top. Season the zucchini with the red pepper flakes and black pepper. Stir to coat the zucchinis with the sauce and seasonings.
- Step 6 – Cook with Sauce and Seasoning – Sauté the zucchini for 2-3 more minutes. Cook until the zucchini is tender and soft enough for your liking.
- Step 7 – Serve and Enjoy – Remove from the grill, top with the sesame seeds and enjoy. We also like to season with salt and pepper before serving.
Can I cook Sautéed Zucchini indoors?
Yes, if you do not have a Blackstone, you can easily make this Hibachi Zucchini recipe indoors.
Cook the veggies and sauce in a skillet or indoor griddle over medium heat for best results. The results are a easy side dish to make with any baked or crock pot meal.
Variations for Hibachi Vegetables Recipe:
- Add Veggies – You can easily add vegetables with the zucchini. We suggest, slice mushrooms, chopped broccoli, or slice yellow squash. You can also mix in garlic or scallions for delicious flavor.
- Change the Sauce – You can easily change the sauce in this recipe if you prefer. Make a stir fry flavored sauce by using tbsp soy sauce or coconut aminos for a delicious flavor. You can also substitute the teriyaki sauce with tamari sauce.
- Fried Rice – Mix these veggies with cooked rice for a delicious stir fry onions recipe. We like to add in an egg with chicken and sesame oil to make a complete meal idea.
- Zucchini Noodles – For a twist on this recipe, make zucchini noodles for a delicious low calorie diet.
- Red Pepper Flakes – We like the extra kick that the red pepper flakes give the zucchini. But you can easily leave it out.
How to Serve Hibachi Chicken and Vegetables:
We love to make Hibachi Chicken and Vegetables on the griddle. The griddle is a great option for quick and easy meal idea. You can even add your cooked white and combine everything together on the large flat surface.
Recipe Tips Hibachi Veggies:
- Prepare Vegetables – If you meal prep for the week, I like to precut my vegetables. This is so I can easily make this side dish an easy weeknight meal.
- Preheat Griddle – Make sure to preheat griddle and add butter to prevent the vegetables from sticking. This also protects your griddle top and makes for an easy cleanup.
- Cooking Zucchini – The zucchini only takes a few minutes to cook. Make sure to watch closely and remove from griddle once the zucchini is tender.
What to Serve with Hibachi Zucchini:
When we cook on the Blackstone, I like to make everything on the griddle that I am cooking for dinner. These are some of my favorite recipes.
How to Store Teriyaki Zucchini Leftovers:
Refrigerate the leftovers in an airtight container for up to 5 days.
Print Recipe for Hibachi Zucchini:
- Cut the zucchinis into approximately 2 inch long wedges.
- Preheat the Blackstone Grill over medium high heat (approximately 400 degrees Fahrenheit).
- Melt the butter onto the grill and spread it out with a spatula.
- Add the zucchini and the onions to the grill and cook for approximately 2 minutes, stirring frequently, until browned.
- Drizzle the teriyaki sauce on top. Season the zucchini with the red pepper flakes and black pepper. Stir to coat the zucchinis with the sauce and seasonings.
- Sauté for 2-3 more minutes until the zucchini is tender and soft enough for your liking.
- Remove from the grill, top with the sesame seeds and enjoy!
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