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Teriyaki Sauce in a jar.

Homemade Teriyaki Sauce (Crazy Easy)

This homemade teriyaki sauce is about to turn one of your favorite pantry staples on its head. Crazy easy to make, it’s the perfect balance of sweet & salty!
Course Sauce
Cuisine Asian
Keyword homemade teriyaki sauce, tariyaki sauce
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 10 servings
Calories 67kcal
Author Natalya Drozhzhin


  • 1/2 cup tamari
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1/4 cup corn starch
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 3 tbsp mirin
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • 1 tsp ginger fresh ground


  • In a medium-sized pan over medium heat, whisk all the ingredients together until well-combined.
    Ingredients in a pot for teriyaki sauce
  • Bring the sauce to a boil and then reduce the heat to a simmer for 5 minutes. Remove the sauce from heat and allow it to cool at room temperature.
    Simmering teriyaki sauce in a pot
  • Refrigerate the sauce until you're ready to use it. Enjoy!
    Teriyaki Sauce in a jar.


Calories: 67kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 44mg | Potassium: 85mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 15g | Vitamin A: 4IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 14mg | Iron: 1mg