Teriyaki Sauce (True Japanese)

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Lee Thayer

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@LeeNST

This is so easy to make, four ingredients is all you need, and like people's secret BBQ sauce or secret burger sauce, the Japanese too have their ways to make their own signature homemade teriyaki sauce. American teriyaki sauce normally includes grated or powdered ginger and or garlic, Japanese does not.

I made this when my wife returned from Japan, she brought the sake with her. I had her taste a import sauce, then what I made, she said the import tastes like soy sauce and garlic, said throw that away, then what I made, perfect!

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Serves:
about 1 cup of sauce
Prep:
5 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

How to Make Teriyaki Sauce (True Japanese)

Step-by-Step

  1. The three liquid ingredients, Soy Sauce, Mirin (8% alcohol), and Japanese Sake (15-25% alcohol). The sugar is just out of view.
  2. Add all ingredients to a sauce pan, stir continuously and bring to a boil then reduce heat to medium low and simmer for 10 to 15 minutes or until the sauce slightly thickens.
  3. Pour the sauce into a sterilized jar and let sit, uncovered, until cooled. The sauce thickens just a bit more as it cools as well, and just to note, Japanese teriyaki sauce not really thick. Store in the fridge for up to 2 to 3 weeks.

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About Teriyaki Sauce (True Japanese)

Course/Dish: Seasoning Mixes
Main Ingredient: Non-Edible or Other
Regional Style: Japanese




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