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Homemade Teriyaki Sauce


"Simple and easy homemade teriyaki sauce. Never buy a bottle again! Keep careful watch over sauce when it's over heat. Increase or reduce the amount of garlic, onion, and ginger to your liking. While hot, pour immediately over chicken, veggies, stir fry, etc., or store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for a week."
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18 m servings 65 cals
Original recipe yields 8 servings (1 cup)

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  1. Combine soy sauce, sugar, vinegar, water, garlic powder, onion powder, and ground ginger in a saucepan over medium heat. Add cornstarch and mix thoroughly. Cook until bubbles start to appear, about 3 minutes. Reduce heat to low. Simmer until thickened, 5 to 10 minutes, stirring frequently.


  • Cook's Note:
  • For a bit of extra sweetness, try using 2 tablespoons cider vinegar and 2 tablespoons rice vinegar.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 65 calories; 0 g fat; 15.4 g carbohydrates; 0.9 g protein; 0 mg cholesterol; 532 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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This turned out great! I actually marinated my beef in it before woking it and it works good that way too. I will cut back on the sugar next time but other than that I have no complaints.