Yakiniku Sauce - Japanese BBQ Sauce
It is summer and that means time to BBQ! In Japan, Japanese style BBQ is called Yakiniku (literally means grilled meat in Japanese).
For Yakiniku, bite-sized meat (usually beef and offal) and vegetables are grilled over gas/electric grill or charcoals and then dip in the sauce to eat.
Please Note: The sauce may taste too salty by itself without grilled meat. When you actually dip the meat in the sauce, the two flavors complements each o
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- 2 tbsp. sake
- 2 tbsp. mirin
- 1 tsp. sugar
- ½ tsp. rice vinegar
- 3 tbsp. soy sauce
- ½ tsp. miso
- ⅛ of an apple (i used a fuji apple)
- 2 tsp. roasted white sesame seeds
1Add sake, mirin, sugar, rice vinegar, soy sauce, miso, katsuobushi, and simmer for 1 ½ minutes.
2Strain the sauce.
3Add the sesame seeds and grated apple.
4Let the sauce sit for half day or overnight in the refrigerator to let the flavor mix well together.