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.

Hibachi Zucchini topped with sesame seeds in a bowl
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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.

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.

Ingredients

Ingredients - zucchini, butter, onion, teriyaki sauce, red pepper flakes, pepper, sesame seeds

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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 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. 
Sliced Zucchini on the griddle topped with onions 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. 

Slice zucchini on top of the griddle with a spatula

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. 

Pouring sauce over the cooked zucchini on the griddle

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. 

Hibachi Zucchini on the griddle

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.

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.
Hibachi Zucchini topped with sesame seeds in a bowl

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.

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.

Hibachi Zucchini topped with sesame seeds in a bowl

Frequently Asked Questions

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.

How to Store Teriyaki Zucchini Leftovers

Refrigerate the leftovers in an airtight container for up to 5 days.  

How to Store Leftover Zucchini

Store leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3-4 days.

More Blackstone Hibachi Recipes

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Hibachi Zucchini

5 from 14 votes
Hibachi Zucchini makes the best side dish. The zucchini cooks perfectly on griddle. It is then tossed with Teriyaki sauce for added flavor.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 6
Cuisine American
Course Side Dish
Calories 61

Ingredients

  • 3 Medium Zucchinis
  • 2 Tablespoons Butter
  • ½ Onion finely chopped
  • 2 Tablespoons Teriyaki Sauce
  • ½ teaspoon Crushed Red Pepper Flakes
  • ¼ teaspoon Black Pepper
  • 1 teaspoon Sesame Seeds
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Instructions

  • 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!

Nutrition Facts

Calories 61kcal, Carbohydrates 5g, Protein 2g, Fat 4g, Saturated Fat 3g, Polyunsaturated Fat 0.3g, Monounsaturated Fat 1g, Trans Fat 0.2g, Cholesterol 10mg, Sodium 268mg, Potassium 286mg, Fiber 1g, Sugar 4g, Vitamin A 313IU, Vitamin C 18mg, Calcium 24mg, Iron 1mg

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