Use of this website is subject to mandatory arbitration and other terms and conditions, select this link to read those agreements. Hi Lorn! Hi Dain! Some people may prefer lots of sauce, but I don’t. Only 4 ingredients needed! I have never used light soy sauce… are they similar to one you dip gyoza etc? Alternative… An easy game day appetizer: Minimal … Pour the Teriyaki Sauce and coat the chicken well with the sauce. If you like the sauce to be thicker, then you can add. GO GIFU. Of course, there is no strict rule on the recipe, you can still make a thick sauce by adding a mixture of 2 Tbsp water and 1 Tbsp cornstarch or potato starch if that’s your preference. Hi Nikita! Therefore I wrote both version with sake and water for mirin’s substitute…. 1/2 cup Mirin. FYI, I’ve lived in Japan for 30+ years….am now retired and so am the full-time “homemaker” (including chef) for my Japanese wife, who is very busy at work. As seen on However, I understand your situation and here’s my suggestion. Thank you ???? Thank you. In a separate recipe, namely the Chicken Teriyaki, in that one you mixed the ingredients for the sauce in a bowl without heating it then poured it with the chicken at the end of cooking. 🙂 See more ideas about teriyaki, recipes, teriyaki recipe. I think once the sauce cools off next day it will thicken up for sure but I was really blow away by the flavour! Simple... Juicy and tender chicken glazed in a flavorful homemade sauce, this classic Chicken Teriyaki... Savory pan-seared teriyaki steak rolls with veggies and glazed with homemade teriyaki sauce. I promise these will be your new favorite meatball once you try … Jan 19, 2019 - Learn how to make easy homemade teriyaki sauce with authentic Japanese method! It will be your go-to sauce for everything! 🙂 Hope you enjoy the recipe! Just click on the Dietary box and you’ll find all my gluten-free recipes. I couldn’t find the 3 types so sake in your web page, but I managed to find ryorishu in my supermarket so this week I’m trying the recipe with ryorishu. In a saucepan, combine all the ingredients. Teriyaki chicken, Chinese style. However, there are a lot of recipes that uses Mentsuyu instead of soy sauce just to change flavors (as it goes well). The easiest way? Sure! It will be your go-to sauce for everything! Are there regional differences? Pour in soy 🙂. Thank you so much for trying my dessert recipes! But it’s just regional flavor. Thanks so much for reading my blog! Spoon the sauce over the salmon to coat well. The last time I was in Japan was this past summer and I spend 2 summer months in Japan every year (my family lives in Yokohama). 🙂 Thank you for checking my recipe! Hi Gina! Hi, What kind of soy sauce should I use? If you plan to keep this for a longer time, do not add water (as we didn’t add in the recipe). Sake and mirin are very essential condiments in Japanese cooking (mentioned here: and to make it authentic flavors I always use them in my recipes. How long will this teriyaki sauce keep in the refrigerator. Thanks!! Unless mentioned, I (or regular Japanese recipes) use regular soy sauce (we do not say “dark” soy sauce like Chinese soy sauce). Am i suppose to still taste the alcohol after it is done? Hi Rosalee! Thank you, Jerry S, Hi Jerry! In Japan, we don’t really make “teriyaki sauce” as we always cook with the sauce. Even the same recipe, we change up the portions! Yes much better than store bought and healthier. In a future post could you also expand on the myriad of ways the mentsuyu base could be used other than the a cold noodle dipping sauce. I didn’t change a thing, and everything turned out perfectly. sugar for replacement. I recommend storing it in the refrigerator for up to 2-3 weeks. A must-keep Teriyaki Salmon recipe with an authentic Japanese homemade teriyaki sauce. My. It’s very common equation for what we consider teriyaki style cooking so it should work. 🙂. This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Safeway.All opinions are 100% mine. Would it be possible to use sugar substitute to those who are watching their weight….. instead of sugar? If you don’t have sake at home, you can use Chinese rice wine or dry sherry, which are closer (but it’s not the same… :)). 3. I was bothered by the taste and texture of the sauce when I first encountered teriyaki sauce here. Reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer for 10 minutes. Hi Nedra! Hi Carolina! Cooking sake (ryorishu) is fine, but it includes other condiments like salt so it’s not pure sake (you can’t drink cooking sake). I’m so happy to hear you enjoy this teriyaki sauce! 😀, I’m so glad you enjoyed it! Hi Chelsea, Thank you very much for trying this recipe and for your kind feedback! Usually water is the one that goes bad. They think most people still make teriyaki-style food with soy sauce, mirin, sake because it’s easy and the condiments are used for the majority of Japanese food. Then set aside. Thank you for sharing this recipe! Hi Novi! Is this common in Japan to marinate before cooking, and if so, how long to marinate? Yes, as the sauce cool down, moisture continues to evaporate and it gets thicken. And yes, there are “a few” brands like Ebara that make teriyaki sauce (in fact, you can google in Japanese and you will find only a couple unique house brands carrying teriyaki no tare). Please adjust the amount as sweetness probably varies. Condiments. I’m honored! can i put instead of mirin one of my own favorites sake into the sauce? Bring mirin to a boil in a saucepan over high heat. So happy to hear you enjoy this recipe! OMG – this is awesome! If you make this recipe, snap a pic and hashtag it #justonecookbook — We love to see your creations on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter! I cannot thank you enough for this fantastic recipe! I have made various versions of teriyaki over the years, some with unconventional ingredients, others more commonly found. The salmon turned out perfectly as did the chicken thighs. Hi Chit! Hi Nami, thank you so much for the recipe! For information about our privacy practices, please visit our website. I just want to have your opinion, how much of the prepared sauce will be needed for each dish you mentioned (salmon/chicken/beef) ? Juicy and tender chicken glazed in a flavorful homemade sauce, this classic Chicken Teriyaki prepared in the authentic Japanese cooking method will be on your dinner routine. water + 1 1/2 tsp. sugar. One question – I like to marinate things before cooking to provide additional flavor (like chicken and shrimp). It’s like one of those localized dishes that became so famous overseas that people think it’s actually from the original culture, like how orange chicken is attributed to China in the US. Since the meaning of ‘teriyaki’ has been deviated by simply referring to a Japanese sauce outside of Japan, I’d just refer it as a sauce in this post. My grocery store has a few types of sake, I didn’t buy any yet because I’m not sure which sake is suitable for cooking. Hmm I don’t think it’s regional difference (except for southern Japan use sweet soy sauce instead of regular soy sauce – so the flavor is sweeter), but more like personal preference. Chock full of savory soy sauce, sweet brown sugar, and bright mirin, this sauce is the perfect accompaniment to nearly any Asian dish. Pour the sauce to a sterilized jar and keep the jar open until cool. Thanks so much for trying this recipe and I’m so glad you enjoyed it. 🙂. Question: I’m trying to go low(er) carb. Do I have to substitute the sake/cooking wine with water? then i add the soy sauce and simmer until the consistency starts to thicken. Looking for gluten-free recipes? Love it. Thank you for the reply. Thank you so much for sharing. I’m wondering if the alcohol in the same evaporates while cooking?! I use chinese soy sauce so not sure whether i should use the dark soy sauce (mainly used for color) or the light soy sauce (salty)? You can use it as a marinade or a glaze, and make many of your favorite family dishes like teriyaki chicken, teriyaki salmon to beef teriyaki. We (on a few occasions) have had Japanese university students stay with us for a 2 week Home stay and fell in love with Japan. I marinated extra firm tofu in the sauce, grilled it to get a crust, then brushed on more sauce and served it over rice 🙂 My vegetarian brother in law loved it! I usually use one of these 3 brands: However, I’ve never tasted Amoy soy sauce before. We make a lot of dishes with soy sauce, sake, and mirin (and sugar sometimes). xo. I love your recipes!! Only 4 ingredients needed. Teriyaki Pork Donburi 豚の照り焼き丼 • Just One Cookbook Teriyaki Pork Donburi 豚の照り焼き丼 Feb 9, 2018 – Being a mom and running a Japanese recipe website full time, I too find myself struggling to pull it all together. Thanks so much for your kind words on my new blog design! I used an AGED balsamic vinegar as a mirin substitute. You can use honey or any sweetener you normally use. Hi Dr. Merika Graham Skirko, Thank you very much for your kind words! 🙂. mirin –> 2 Tbsp. Glad yours came out well and thank you again! Please advise as my son adores teriyaki and has been bugging me to cook it for him! Hi I tried this recipe it was vert good but there’s too much sugar which is not healthy..Any healthier version for this sauce? also fantastic. 🙂 Happy Holidays!! Hi Nami. Log in. The basic formula is to use equal parts of the first three ingredients, then adjust the amount of sugar to your liking. Versatile when it’s homemade. Hi Marissa! Happy cooking!😊. Is there a reasonable substitute – we are a no sugar family. Secondly, when you stopped cooking, how was the consistency? Alternative… I like your oil because you can control the heat. I introduced Mancub to Seattle teriyaki during this last visit and he agreed we needed this in our lives. The family loves it. 🙂 Hope it’s clear…. This ground turkey & vegetable teriyaki stir fry is easy to make with delicious sauce, cost-effective ground turkey and lots of added vegetables. Hey when i try to make teriyaki with equal parts Sake (Gekkeikan), Mirin, Soy Sauce and sugar to liking it comes out bitter every time!!! Thanks for sharing. While cooling, the sauce continues to evaporate and it will thicken. Thank you!!! Crispy on the bite, yet delicately soft, this pan-fried … If you see in my video, I show the consistency. In Japan, Teriyaki Sauce is thin but American Teriyaki Sauce is always thick. My teriyaki sauce is not thickening? Try to understand why it’s “bitter”. 2 baby bok choy, thinly sliced. I’m so sorry for the confusion. 🙂 Congratulations and have a happy pregnancy! Have a nice day. Simply use the recipe filter on the left to find it. Use of this website is subject to mandatory arbitration and other terms and conditions, select. Teriyaki Sauce from Just One Cookbook. Thanks so much for trying this recipe! Love your recipes! Really happy to hear that! I lost my other recipe and found this one which was closest to the one I had. HI Nadeem! Total of sugar will be 3.5 Tbsp. This is my first time trying an authentic teriyaki sauce, and I’m kinda confused 😂. Apr 29, 2016 - Delicious teriyaki chicken quesadilla with juicy chicken thighs marinated in a savory teriyaki sauce and melted Mexican cheese. The instructions were easy to follow and it was delicious, Hi Jack! Thank you Lian! This keto teriyaki sauce will thicken up after refrigerating, but to bring it back to a liquidy viscosity, just warm up in the microwave for 5-10 seconds and it will be ready to be used again. Thanks in advange Ursula. Is it okay if I use honey instead of using sugar in this recipe…, Hi Fira! Pour the Teriyaki Sauce and coat with the tofu. I usually don’t make it in advance since it’s quick to make. Hi Bernie! A pinch of cinnamon! We hope you enjoy this sauce and many other Japanese dishes from our website. 🙂. You can unsubscribe at any time by clicking the link in the footer of our emails. Hmm sounds wonderful! Remember, the reduced sauce always thicken as it cools and moisture evaporates. Hi Cristina! Thanks very much. Once you start to experiment with your own teriyaki sauce, you will have fun dishing out different delicious recipes with this all-purpose seasoning. 🙂, I was looking for basics of teriyaki and you have cleared all my doubts. I will try this at home and let you know. Instead of using Japanese sake and Japanese soy sauce, I used Chinese rice wine and Chinese soy sauce because those are what I have at home. Cook, 7-10 minutes until cooked through and well browned. After reading your comment I was curious and asked around my friends who are working moms (in Japan). I had leftover salmon from Christmas Eve dinner and some thawed boneless, skinless chicken thighs. Juicy and tender chicken is glazed in a flavorful homemade teriyaki sauce! Thank you! Once I added the teriyaki sauce, it thickened up beautifully. The recipe was originally suggesting 3 Tbsp. Someone told me Chinese soy sauce is different from Japanese soy sauce, so I’d recommend you to use Japanese soy sauce if you make teriyaki sauce. If I would include the sesame seeds in the recipe, I’d roast sesame seeds in the empty frying pan (no oil necessary) until fragrant (swirl around until 1-2 sesame seeds pop like popcorns). Homemade teriyaki sauce is healthier than store-bought ones since it does not contain any additives. Just like caramel (sugar and water), the mixture gets thicker as it cools down. Yay, so happy to hear your brother-in-law enjoyed it! Hope this makes sense. Will have to go shoppong! 1 2 cup soy sauce ((120 ml. First, the teriyaki sauce is so perfect that I will never buy it again! Hi Piccolo! Thank you for the very simple recipe for teriyaki sauce. So always sweeten first, and control the salty ingredients. I tried the mirin version last week and it was a Favourite. Can you please give any suggestions for a non-alcoholic recipe? Depending on the usage of your sauce, adjust the thickness with water/cornstarch. My family was very happy. . Is it normal for the sauce to harden after it cools down?