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Korean BBQ marinated chicken severed on a cast iron pan topped with sesame seeds, top down shot.

Korean BBQ Marinated Chicken

This Korean BBQ marinated chicken is super easy to make and a healthy sugar-free low carb version to the traditional recipe!
Course Main Course
Cuisine Korean
Keyword korean bbq, Korean marinated chicken
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Marinating Time 1 day
Total Time 1 day 10 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 416kcal



  • 9 oz Chicken Thigh Skinless and Boneless
  • 1 Stalk Green Onion
  • 1 tbsp Toasted Sesame Seed
  • 1 tbsp Neutral Cooking Oil if pan frying


  • 1/3 Cup Onion about 1/2 of a medium onion
  • 4 Cloves Garlic
  • 1/4 Whole Jalapeno optional
  • 1/4 Cup Soy Sauce
  • 2 tbsp Water
  • 2 tbsp Sweetener monkfruit erythritol blend, sugar or sweetener of choice
  • 2 tbsp Sesame Oil
  • 1/8 tsp Black Pepper


  • Gather all the ingredients.
  • Cut chicken into small bite-size pieces, about 1/2 x 1/2 inch and place into a ziplock bag.
  • Use a blender or food processor to blend ingredients (Soy Sauce, Water, sweetener, Sesame Oil, 1/2 onion, jalapeno, garlic and black pepper together to form marinade. Transfer marinade to a zip-lock bag.
  • Place zip-lock bag flat in the fridge for 24 hours (up to 36 hour flipping over at least once half way through the marinade.
  • After marination is complete, cut green onions into 1 inch sticks and set aside.
  • If pan frying, add 1 tbsp of Neutral Oil to a large Teflon fry pan and bring up to temperature on high, should take around 1 minute.  Once up to temp, lower heat to medium-low and transfer chicken and chopped green onions.  Cook for 4-6 minutes until done.  Transfer to serving plate and top with Toasted Sesame Seeds.   Best enjoyed with some green vegetables! If grilling, preheat grill on high until temp reaches ~350F. On a sheet of aluminum foil, add green onions and chicken. Once grill is up to temp, lower heat to medium-low, transfer foil sheet directly on the grill, close lid and cook for 4-6 minutes while occasionally rotating until done. Once cooked, transfer to serving plate and top with Toasted Sesame Seeds. Best enjoyed with some green vegetables!



Calories: 416kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 36g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 83mg | Sodium: 450mg | Potassium: 260mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 126IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 23mg | Iron: 1mg