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Bowl of teriyaki sauce and plate of vegetables.
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Teriyaki Sauce

Homemade Teriyaki Sauce
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Japanese
Keyword: teriyaki sauce, teriyaki chicken, teriyaki shrimp
Servings: 4
Calories: 93kcal
Author: Heather


  • 1/3 cup soy sauce
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoons minced ginger
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 3 tablespoons cold water
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flake (optional)


  • In a medium sauce pan add soy sauce, water, garlic, ginger, brown sugar, honey and sesame oil. Stir over medium heat for 4-5 minutes. 
  • In a small bowl, whisk together cornstarch and water. 
  • Slowly pour the cornstarch mixture into the sauce pan and stir until the sauce thickens, about 3-4 minutes. 
  • Use for your favorite teriyaki dishes or as a marinade. 


Calories: 93kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 1g | Sodium: 1084mg | Potassium: 40mg | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin C: 0.5mg | Calcium: 12mg | Iron: 0.5mg