Homemade Teriyaki Sauce
This easy Teriyaki Sauce will become your new favorite sauce and is made completely from scratch. Incredibly simple and easy to make requiring only a handful of ingredients.
- 4 tsp cornstarch
- 1/4 cup water cold
- 1 cup water
- 1/4 cup soy sauce low sodium
- 2 tbsp brown sugar packed
- 3 tbsp mirin
- 1/2 tsp ginger ground
- 1/4 tsp garlic powder
Prepare your slurry: Make a slurry with the cornstarch and 1/4 cup cold water by whisking the two together.
Combine the sauce: Add all the ingredients including the constarch slurry to a small sauce pan and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer for about 4 minutes. The sauce should thicken. Remove from heat and let cool.
Store in an airtight container or jar in the fridge for up to a week.
Yields about 1 1/4 cups teriyaki sauce.
Mirin is a sweet Japanese rice wine, similar to sake but with lower alcohol content and higher sugar content. It can be replaced with sherry with a pinch of sugar added to it.
Serving: 2tbsp | Calories: 20kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 254mg | Potassium: 11mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 4g | Calcium: 3mg | Iron: 0.1mg