Teriyaki Sauce

Teriyaki Sauce


"Using the Japanese sake and mirin wines (available in most Asian markets), this teriyaki sauce recipe is simple and sweet. Use as a sauce or marinade for chicken, fish or other meat."


10 m servings 57 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 57 kcal
  • 3%
  • Fat:
  • 0 g
  • < 1%
  • Carbs:
  • 7.4g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 1.1 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 902 mg
  • 36%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Combine soy sauce, sake, mirin and sugar in a small saucepan over medium heat and stir until sugar is dissolved. Can be used immediately or cooled and refrigerated.
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  1. 48 Ratings


This recipe is excellent. I needed a basting sauce so thickened it with 1 tablespoon cornstarch mixed with 1 tablespoon cold water. It thickened to just the right consistency.

This is an excellent sauce. Easy & better than store bought. If you don't have sake use extra mirin.

Very easy and very tastey! The second time I made it I added a pressed clove of garlic and tablespoon of grated ginger to make it my own. It's great the way it is and easy to modify to suit your...

I hate when people rate a recipe when they have changed the recipe even slightly. Try the recipe first to the letter, then rate it. If you try a recipe and change it, AND dont like it... DONT r...

I must say, living here in Hawaii, I have never heard of a Teriyaki Sauce without fresh ginger and garlic! The recipe we use is 1:1 soy sauce and sugar (or splenda if you prefer). Grate the gi...

I decided to try this sauce and was very dissapointed with the taste espcially after seeing the great ratings it received. Initially I followed the recipe to the letter except i used reduced s...

My husband is a diabetic so I made this recipe and subbed 1 T agave nectar ( a diabetic sugar substitute) for the sugar and it came out just fine. Thanks, Kevin

Excellent! My husband cooked with this sauce...not only did it taste better than anything I tasted in a restaurant but he said it was very easy. He added corn starch/water mixture to thicken s...

better than anything in the grocery store and a lot more versatile. a great base to make your own, or simple enough for perfect teriyaki chicken.