Looking for a Teriyaki Sauce Recipe? Look no further. This Homemade Teriyaki Sauce is not only easy but is delicious, sweetened with honey and has a gluten free option.
Did you catch the last part - sweetened with honey? That is what makes this teriyaki sauce recipe different from others AND especially delicious!
Suggested Uses for Homemade Teriyaki Sauce
When you think of Teriyaki Sauce, I'm sure you think Chinese or Asian cooking. And, while that is true, its use is not limited to stir fry - although it is great for that!
My favorite way to use this teriyaki sauce recipe is for marinating meats (like beef, chicken, pork, fish) or vegetables.
It is a delicious seasoning when used to marinate before grilling. Marinate meat or vegetables at least 1 hour before grilling or cooking. Place meat/veggies in a dish or plastic bag and pour marinade in, mix and refrigerate.
Tips for Making this Teriyaki Sauce Recipe
- For a gluten free version, use Liquid Aminos which is similar in taste to soy sauce but doesn't have gluten in it.
- While any honey may be used, a lighter honey enhances the flavors of the spices.
Recipes That Use Teriyaki Sauce:
Homemade Teriyaki Sauce Step by Step
Add soy sauce, juice, ginger, garlic and chili flakes in a mixing bowl and whisk. Pour mixture into cooking pan over low to medium heat. Photo 1
Slowing mix in honey and cornstarch. Photo 2
Cook for 5-7 minutes until sauce is thickened, melted down and warm. Photo 3
Pour into container. Photo 4
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Homemade Teriyaki Sauce
- 1-2 Tbsp cornstarch
- 7 Tbsp honey
- 3 Tbsp soy sauce
- 6 Tbsp OJ or pineapple juice
- ¼-1/2 tsp ginger
- ¼ Tbsp minced garlic
- ½ tsp chili flakes
- Add soy sauce, juice, ginger, garlic and chili flakes in a mixing bowl and whisk.
- Pour mixture into cooking pan over low to medium heat.
- Slowing mix in honey and cornstarch.
- Cook for 5-7 minutes until sauce is thickened, melted down and warm.
- For a gluten free version, liquid aminos which has the taste of soy sauce without the gluten.
- Any honey may be used but lighter honey enhances the flavors of the spices.