Homemade Teriyaki Sauce

January 23, 2023  Cambodian Chef Avatar
Homemade Teriyaki Sauce

Homemade Teriyaki Sauce is a simple yet flavorful condiment that can be easily prepared using basic pantry ingredients. This sauce boasts a bold and thick consistency, making it an excellent choice for marinating meats or as a delectable accompaniment to various dishes.

To create this Homemade Teriyaki Sauce, you will need soy sauce, sweet mirin, sugar, rice vinegar (or apple cider vinegar), minced garlic, minced ginger (or ginger powder), cornstarch, and water. Begin by mixing the cornstarch with water and setting it aside.

In a small saucepan, combine the soy sauce, mirin, sugar, vinegar, garlic, and ginger. Bring the mixture to a boil over medium heat for about a minute. Next, incorporate the cornstarch mixture to thicken the sauce. Reduce the heat and continue stirring until the desired thickness is achieved, then turn off the heat.

Allow the sauce to cool before using it in your recipes. This Homemade Teriyaki Sauce adds a delectable touch to a variety of dishes and can be stored for later use. Enjoy its rich flavor and versatility in enhancing your favorite meals!


1/2 cup of soy sauce
1/2 cup of sweet mirin
4 tablespoon of sugar
2 tablespoon of rice vinegar or apple cider vinegar
1 clove of mince garlic
1 teaspoon of mince ginger or powder ginger
1 tablespoon of cornstarch
2 tablespoon of water

Directions to make Homemade Teriyaki Sauce

  1. Mix cornstarch with water set aside.
  2. In a small sauce pan combine soy sauce, mirin, sugar, vinegar, garlic, ginger and bring to a boil on medium heat for one minute, then mix with the cornstarch mixture reduce heat until the sauce is thicken turn the heat off.
  3. Let the sauce cool before using.


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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 2

Calories Per Serving: 157

% Daily Value
Total Carbohydrate ‏34g 12%
Dietary Fiber ‏1g 4%
Sodium ‏3620mg 157%
Sugars ‏26g 52%


15 min


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