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Basic Teriyaki Sauce

Course Sauce
Cuisine Japanese
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 1 cup


  • 1 cup Japanese Soy Sauce
  • 1/2 cup Dark Brown Sugar
  • 1 cup Mirin
  • 1/2 cup Sake


  1. Mix soy sauce, sugar, mirin, and sake together in a small saucepan. Bring mixture to a boil over medium-high heat, reduce to a simmer, and cook until thickened enough to coat a spoon, about 20 minutes. Remove from heat, let cool, and use immediately or store in an airtight container in the refrigerator.