Best Teriyaki Sauce

Best Teriyaki Sauce

rjlund 3

"This is great as a sauce, glaze or marinade, and everyone always raves about it. You can substitute any pepper in place of the habanero if you'd like, but it's not too spicy with it. Enjoy!"


30 m servings 60 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 60 kcal
  • 3%
  • Fat:
  • 0.3 g
  • < 1%
  • Carbs:
  • 13g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 1.9 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol:
  • < 1 mg
  • < 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 1374 mg
  • 55%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Combine soy sauce, grapefruit juice, hoisin sauce, ketchup, rice wine vinegar, brown sugar, ginger, habanero pepper, and garlic in a saucepan over medium high heat. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer 10 minutes, or until thick, stirring occasionally. Strain sauce to remove pepper and garlic. Refrigerate in a covered container until ready to use.
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  1. 8 Ratings


I liked this recipe. It was nice and thick and had a good flavor. Don't be afraid of the habanero. It does not make the sauce too hot. We made bonsai burgers with this sauce. Yum! I might c...

This is really good. I use it whenever I run out of teriyaki sauce for my stir-fry veggies. The best part is that it's made of all ingredients I always have on hand!

The level of saltiness in this recipe is totally dependent upon the saltiness of the soy sauce you use. If the soy sauce is too salty for your taste, your teriyaki sauce will be too salty too. S...

We liked the flavor of this a lot. I added corn starch and more grapefruit juice at the end to thicken (and to sooth the saltiness a bit). Thanks!

I used this in a pinch when I was out of bottled Teriyaki (randomly, I did have all the stuff for this recipe...) and it worked out great.

I put half the soy sauce and it was still sooo bad. Way to salty!!!

This is good stuff. But it is awfully salty. I will use lite soy next time. Also did not have rice wine vinegar or a habenero. I used rice vinegar on hand. I like it better than bottled ter...

way to salty would not make again