HOMEMADE TERIYAKI SAUCE (SALLYE)
1 to 2 cdark soy sauce
1/4 cmirin (sweet rice wine)
1/2 cgranulated sugar
3 Tbspdark brown sugar
1 Tbspsesame oil
1 clovegarlic, peeled and finely minced
1 Tbspfresh ginger, finely minced
2 Tbspwater to dissolve cornstarch in
1 pinchred pepper flakes (optional)
1 tspseasoned rice vinegar (optional)
How to Make HOMEMADE TERIYAKI SAUCE (SALLYE)
- Place all ingredients except cornstarch and 2 tablespoons of water in heavy saucepan
Cook over medium heat until sugars are completely dissolved and mixture is smooth (about 5 minutes) Stir often to prevent burning
Place cornstarch in small bowl, add 2 tablespoons water and stir until dissolved
Pour diluted cornstarch into sauce and continue to cook until sauce is of desired thickness.
Remove from heat. If you don't use immediately, may be stored in covered container in fridge for several weeks.
- Optional Additions:
A pinch of red pepper flakes will add a little "zing" to the sauce
Adding rice vinegar will add a little acidity to the sauce.