Japanese Teriyaki Sauce


Using Japanese sake and mirin wines (available in most Asian markets), this sake teriyaki sauce recipe is simple and sweet. Use as a sauce or marinade for chicken, fish, or other meat.

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
10 mins
1/2 cup


  • ¼ cup dark soy sauce

  • ¼ cup sake

  • 2 tablespoons mirin (Japanese sweet wine)

  • 1 tablespoon white sugar


  1. Combine soy sauce, sake, mirin, and sugar in a small saucepan over medium heat; stir until sugar is dissolved. Use immediately, or cool and store in the refrigerator.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

57 Calories
7g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 57
% Daily Value *
Sodium 902mg 39%
Total Carbohydrate 7g 3%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Total Sugars 7g
Protein 1g
Calcium 4mg 0%
Iron 0mg 2%
Potassium 35mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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