Easy Beef Teriyaki Stir Fry with only 3 ingredients is a flavorful one pot meal that can easily be made in the slow cooker. Serve over rice for a complete meal!  So, instead of walking in the door at dinner time and trying to figure out how to get dinner quickly and easily on the table, you could have Easy Beef Teriyaki Stir Fry by simply throwing 3 ingredients into the slow cooker before leaving the house and it will be ready and waiting for you when you arrive home.

Prep time is only five minutes for this tasty meal. And using low sodium teriyaki sauce makes it a healthier version that a typical restaurant meal.  We love eating out at restaurants and it is also fun to make healthier versions of restaurant meals.

We have compiled our favorite copycat restaurant recipes including this teriyaki recipe.  Take a look at this 15 Healthy Restaurant Recipes blog to see other favorite dietitian approved recipes including:

  • pad thai
  • beef lo mein
  • cava falafel bowl
  • air fried falafel bites
  • teriyaki chicken
  • buffalo cauliflower with Greek yogurt ranch
  • chicken curry
  • egg roll in a bowl
  • sweet and spicy honey sesame chicken
  • shrimp fried rice and FIVE more recipes that you can find on this blog and in our recipe database on on website.

Beef Teriyaki

This delicious make ahead meal could not be easier. 3 ingredients, and serve with a side of brown rice.
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time8 hours
Total Time8 hours 5 minutes
Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: Asian
Keyword: Budget-friendly, Easy, Kid-friendly, Make ahead, Meal prep
Cooking Method: Slow Cooker
Condition: Cancer, Dairy Free, Diabetes, Nut Free, PCOS
Servings: 4 servings


  • 1 lb beef stew meat
  • 1/2 cup teriyaki sauce low sodium
  • 16 oz mixed vegetables stir fry


  • Place meat, teriyaki sauce and vegetables in a gallon sized freezer bag. Try to push as much air out of the bag as possible, and seal well. Mix well and lay flat in the freezer.
  • To cook, thaw meal in fridge overnight. Place contents of bag into the slow cooker. Set on low for 8 hours. Serve each portion with ½ cup of white or brown rice.


Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 30g | Fat: 6g | Sodium: 768mg | Potassium: 714mg | Fiber: 5g

Please note:

Nutrition info is an estimate and may contain errors.

-recipe reviewed and updated March 2020

Klara Knezevic is a registered dietitian nutritionist based in Maryland. She has over a decade of experience in the nutrition field and currently serves as the CEO and co-owner of Rebecca Bitzer and Associates, one of the largest nutrition private practices in the country. Klara is passionate about sharing practical nutrition tips to help you feel confident in the choices that you make. Coauthor of Cooking with Food Sensitivities Survival Guide and Nourished: 10 Ingredients to Happy, Healthy Eating.