We love teriyaki sauce. It goes well on chicken, burger, pork, veggies...anything. When I don’t have time to pick up more at the store, I make it at home pretty easily. This recipe makes 2 1/2 cups which is about the same amount you would get in a bottle.
Sometimes, I use it in my teriyaki chicken burgers recipe too!
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Homemade Teriyaki Sauce
- In a medium size pot over medium heat, combine the soy sauce, water, brown sugar, pineapple juice, onion powder, garlic powder, and vinegar.
- Heat until the sugar is completely dissolved.
- For a thicker, basting sauce, remove half a cup of teriyaki sauce and place in a small bowl.
- Incorporate the cornstarch into the soy sauce in the bowl using a whisk.
- Once the cornstarch is completely dissolved in the soy sauce, add the the mixture back into the pot and continue cooking an additional 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
- Set aside to cool.
NOTE: If you find you don’t have the rice vinegar or the pineapple juice it is okay to omit them or find a decent substitute.
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