After seeing this recipe, I’m never going to buy the store-bought version again! Love how easy it is to make!

In the realm of homemade sauces, few can rival the versatile and flavorful teriyaki sauce. Originating from Japanese cuisine, teriyaki sauce has become a beloved condiment worldwide for its sweet and savory profile. Creating your own teriyaki sauce allows for customization to suit personal tastes and dietary preferences. Let’s delve into the details of crafting this delectable sauce from scratch.


Ingredient Quantity
Soy sauce 1 cup
Water 1/4 cup
Brown sugar 1/2 cup
Cornstarch 3 tablespoons
Apple cider vinegar 2 tablespoons
Garlic cloves, minced 3
Sesame oil 2 teaspoons
Fresh ginger, grated 1 teaspoon


  1. Combine Ingredients: In a saucepan, combine soy sauce, brown sugar, apple cider vinegar, minced garlic, sesame oil, and grated ginger.
  2. Simmer: Mix the ingredients well and bring the mixture to a simmer over medium heat.
  3. Prepare Slurry: In a separate bowl, whisk together water and cornstarch to create a slurry.
  4. Thicken Sauce: Slowly add the cornstarch slurry to the simmering sauce, stirring constantly.
  5. Finalize: Continue to cook and stir until the sauce thickens to your desired consistency, usually about 2-3 minutes.
  6. Cool and Store: Let the teriyaki sauce cool before using it as a marinade or sauce. It can be stored in a sealed jar in the fridge for up to 2 weeks.

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