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wooden spoon with spoonful of homemade teriyaki sauce

Homemade Teriyaki Sauce Recipe


  • Author: Deborah Harroun
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 1 1/2 cups 1x
  • Category: Sauces
  • Method: Stove Top
  • Cuisine: Asian

Description

An easy homemade teriyaki sauce recipe made from pantry staples. This sauce is bold and thick and is great as a marinade or as a sauce served with your favorite meats or vegetables.


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Ingredients

  • 1 cup (8 oz) water
  • 5 tablespoons (67 g) packed light brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup (2 oz) low sodium soy sauce
  • 12 tablespoons honey
  • 1 large clove garlic, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup (2 oz) cold water

Instructions

  1. Combine the 1 cup water, brown sugar, soy sauce, honey, garlic, and ginger in a medium saucepan and set over medium heat.
  2. In a small bowl, combine the cornstarch with the 1/4 cup water and whisk until dissolved. Add the cornstarch mixture to the saucepan.
  3. Heat the sauce until it thickens to your desired thickness. If the sauce becomes too thick, add more water to thin it out.

Recipe Notes:

slightly adapted from Food.com

Nutrition information provided as an estimate only. Various brands and products can change the counts. Any nutritional information should be used as a general guide.

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1/4 cup
  • Calories: 72
  • Sugar: 4 g
  • Sodium: 442 mg
  • Fat: 0 g
  • Saturated Fat: 0 g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 0 g
  • Trans Fat: 0 g
  • Carbohydrates: 18 g
  • Fiber: 0 g
  • Protein: 1 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg

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