Veggie Teriyaki Bowl

a bowl of stir-fried teriyaki vegetables on a bed of rice
Prep Time: 
20 minutes
Number of Servings: 
Serves 2
Recipe Source: 
The Veggie Chinese Takeout Cookbook by Kwoklyn Wan ($22.99, Quadrille, 2020)



  • 12 cup light soy sauce
  • 3 Tbsp brown sugar
  • 2 tsp dried chili flakes
  • 1 Tbsp honey (vegan option: use agave or maple syrup)


  • 1 Tbsp oil
  • 1 onion, roughly diced
  • 1 tsp grated garlic
  • 2 tsp grated fresh ginger
  • 1 red bell pepper, roughly diced
  • 1 courgette (zucchini), cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 2 oz long-stem broccoli, cut into small florets
  • 6 to 8 baby corn cobs
  • 1 medium aubergine (eggplant), cut into bite-sized pieces


  • Wok


  1. Combine all sauce ingredients in a bowl, mix well, and set to one side.
  2. Heat oil in a wok over medium-high heat, add onion, garlic, and ginger. Fry until fragrant and onion is translucent. Add remaining vegetables and stir-fry for 3 to 4 minutes. Add sauce mixture, bring to boil, and simmer for 3 minutes.
  3. If desired, serve on top of freshly steamed rice or springy noodles.


This big bowl of love is simple to make that isn’t going to create an explosion of pots and pans to wash up.

Nutrition Info: 
Without rice or noodles: 369 Calories, 14 g Protein, 67 g Carbohydrates, 14 g Fiber, 9 g Total fat (1 g sat), 2,334 mg Sodium, ★★★★★ Vitamin B6, C, ★★★★ Vitamin K, Folate, Phosphorus, ★★★ Vitamin B2 (riboflavin), B3 (niacin), Magnesium, Potassium, ★★ Vitamin B1 (thiamine), E, Vitamin A, Calcium, Iron, Zinc


Kwoklyn Wan

Professional Chef and Kung Fu Instructor

Kwoklyn Wan is a professional chef, restaurateur and Kung Fu instructor. He frequently teaches and demos Chinese cooking. Kwoklyn is the brother of television celebrity Gok Wan, and the two brothers grew up working in their family's Cantonese restaurant in the Midlands, UK.

He is the author of The Chinese Takeout Cookbook (2019), The Veggie Chinese Takeout Cookbook (2020), Chinese Takeout in 5 (2021) and 10-Minute Chinese Takeout (2022), and presents his own show on Amazon Prime, "Kwoklyn's Chinese Takeaway Kitchen."