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Teriyaki Sauce

Yield Makes 3 1/2 cups
Serve leftover sauce with grilled chicken or pork, or freeze up to 1 month.


  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup sake
  • 1/3 cup mirin (rice wine)
  • 1 cup low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh ginger
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch

How to Make It

  1. Combine sugar and next 4 ingredients in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil.

  2. Combine water and cornstarch in a small bowl with a wire whisk; add to soy sauce mixture. Return mixture to a boil; boil 2 minutes or until mixture begins to thicken. Cool completely.

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