Homemade Teriyaki Sauce. Using pantry ingredients you can have this homemade Teriyaki Sauce done in under 10 minutes and its way better then any store bought Teriyaki Sauce!
Homemade Teriyaki Sauce
Homemade condiments are one of the easiest things to make. I love making homemade salad dressing and seasonings not only because they are so easy but they taste so much better then store bought. One of my favorites is making Homemade Teriyaki Sauce.
Nothing beats a Homemade Teriyaki Sauce, you can try to find a bottle that is just as good in the store, but if you are like me then you won’t be able to. I love the flavors of Teriyaki Sauce that you get in a restaurant and have never been able to find it in a bottle and so that meant making my own.
It is so easy to make Homemade Teriyaki Sauce and changing the thickness to what you desire is done just by changing the cook time! Teriyaki sauce has this great salty sweet flavor that goes well with so many things like noodles, chicken, beef or pork, and this Teriyaki Sauce recipe is so much better than anything you will find in a bottle!
How long does homemade Teriyaki Sauce last?
This homemade sauce will keep in the fridge for up to 3 weeks as long as it is stored in an air tight container.
What is the difference between Teriyaki Sauce and Teriyaki Marinade?
Teriyaki marinade is used with uncooked meats that you want to absorb the flavors. Teriyaki sauce is while you are cooking or when you are done cooking to flavor meat, noodles, rice and veggies.
What is the difference between Soy Sauce and Teriyaki Sauce?
Soy sauce is an ingredient used in Teriyaki Sauce. Soy sauce is a thin salty liquid while Teriyaki Sauce is a thick sauce that is a thick sauce that is sweet with a little bit of salty flavor.
Can I use this to Marinate Meat?
If you are planning on using this teriyaki sauce as a marinade then you will want to keep it thinner and skip the adding of the slurry when you are cooking. Just allow the mixture to cool completely and then store in the fridge in an air tight container.
How do you use Homemade Teriyaki sauce?
It is also great for marinating meat. If you are going to make grilled chicken, grilled salmon or grilled shrimp letting the meat and seafood marinate in teriyaki sauce before grilling will give it amazing flavor. I do suggest if you want to have a marinade that you skip adding the slurry to the teriyaki sauce mixture so you have a thinner teriyaki marinade.
Homemade Teriyaki Sauce Ingredients
- 1 Cup water
- 5 Tablespoons packed brown sugar
- ¼ Cup soy sauce
- 1 Tablespoons honey
- 1 Large clove of garlic, grated
- ½ Teaspoon ground ginger
- ¼ Cup cold water
- 2 Tablespoons cornstarch
Homemade Teriyaki Sauce Directions
In a medium sauce pan whisk together the water, brown sugar, soy sauce, honey, garlic and ginger.
Place it over medium high heat and bring it to a boil.
Meanwhile stir together the second water and cornstarch to create a slurry.
Slowly stir in the cornstarch to the sauce pan and bring it back up to a boil.
Cook until the sauce has reached the consistency you desire.
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Homemade Teriyaki Sauce
- In a medium sauce pan whisk together the water, brown sugar, soy sauce, honey, garlic and ginger.
- Place it over medium high heat and bring it to a boil.
- Meanwhile stir together the second water and cornstarch to create a slurry.
- Slowly stir in the cornstarch to the sauce pan and bring it back up to a boil.
- Cook until the sauce has reached the consistency you desire.