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Teriyaki Sauce

  • Author: Lisa Kitahara
  • Total Time: 4 minutes
  • Yield: 1 1/2 cups 1x


Skip the store bought stuff and make teriyaki sauce at home! This is my family’s secret Golden Ratio Teriyaki Sauce that comes together in under 5 minutes!


  • 9 tbsp soy sauce (130ml)
  • 7 tbsp sake (100ml)
  • 7 tbsp mirin (100ml)
  • 4 tbsp cane sugar (50g)


  1. Add the soy sauce, sake, mirin and sugar to a sauce pan over medium low to medium heat. Without bringing it to a boil, stir with a spoon spoon until the sugar completely dissolves. Remove from heat, pour into a storing jar and keep at room temperature or in the refrigerator for up to 3 months. 


  • Helpful Equipment: storing jar
  • Nutritional Information Disclaimer: Nutrition information is a rough estimate calculated on an online tool (Cronometer). 
  • Prep Time: 2 minutes
  • Cook Time: 2 minutes
  • Category: sauces
  • Method: stove top
  • Cuisine: japanese


  • Serving Size: 1 tbsp

Keywords: teriyaki sauce