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homemade teriyaki sauce

Homemade Teriyaki Sauce

Easy and delicious homemade Teriyaki Sauce perfect as a sauce or marinade.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Course Sauce
Cuisine Japanese
Servings 1 cup


  • 1/2 cup light soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 1 TBSP raw honey
  • 3 TBSP mirin (or sake, rice wine vinegar)
  • 1 inch ginger, peeled and grated
  • 3 cloves garlic, peeled and diced finely
  • 1 tsp sesame oil

Cornstarch Slurry

  • 2 TBSP cornstarch
  • 2 TBSP water


  • Combine all ingredients into a small sauce pan and bring to a boil
  • Reduce heat to low and let simmer for about 3 minutes
  • Mix cornstarch and water into cornstarch slurry and add into sauce. Mix until combined. The cornstarch mixture will thicken up the sauce
  • Let cool and pour into an air tight container and store inside the refrigerator
Keyword Homemade teriyaki sauce, teriyaki sauce
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