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Teriyaki sauce in a jar with a spoon.
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5 from 3 votes

Homemade Teriyaki Sauce

Sake, soy sauce, and mirin combine into a deeply flavorful homemade teriyaki sauce. Rich, concentrated, and thick, this soy sauce is full of umami and wonderful as both a marinade or a dipping sauce!
Prep0 mins
Cook10 mins
Total10 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Asian, Japanese
Keyword: mirin, sake, soy sauce
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 71kcal


Sauce pan


  • ½ cup sake
  • ¼ cup soy sauce low-sodium
  • ¼ cup mirin


  • Combine sake, soy sauce, and mirin in a small sauce pan. Bring to a boil, then lower heat to a simmer.
    Reducing 3 ingredient teriyaki sauce in a pan.
  • Reduce for 8-10 minutes. Transfer to a bowl or storage container. Should yield ½ cup teriyaki sauce.


Calories: 71kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 923mg | Potassium: 31mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 4g | Calcium: 3mg | Iron: 1mg
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